Highlighting AC/PMP Research for Rare Disease Day, Ft. Dr. Votanopoulos!

February 24, 2021

RESEARCH. CURE. APPENDIX CANCER. Rare Disease Day | February 28, 2021  Appendix cancer is a rare disease often misdiagnosed, misunderstood, and under-researched.  Most patients diagnosed with appendix cancer may have even heard the words (including sometimes even by a physician) “well, at least it's nothing serious, it’s just your appendix.” False. Appendix cancer can be life-threatening and we must all...

Rare Disease Day 2021

February 22, 2021

CHECK OUT OUR RARE DISEASE DAY VIDEO HERE! Rare Disease Day is a global day of awareness that celebrates our collective strength and is observed on the last day of February every year. The goal each year is to inform and educate the general public and decision-makers about the life-altering impacts of rare diseases.   A rare disease is considered to...

Jeremy Kitzhaber, AC/PMP Patient, Participates As Consumer Advocate for Rare Cancers Research Program

February 17, 2021

SCIENTIFIC PEER REVIEW OF CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS’ RARE CANCERS RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE   The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs’ (CDMRP), Rare Cancers Research Program (RCRP) consumer advocate, Jeremy Kitzhaber, recently participated in the evaluation of research applications submitted to the RCRP. Jeremy Kitzhaber was nominated for participation in the program by the (ACPMP) Appendix Cancer Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Research Foundation. As...

COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations for Appendix Cancer and Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Patients

February 8, 2021

For more information regarding COVID-19 recommendations and resources for appendix cancer and pseudomyxoma peritonei patients go to our other pages: COVID-19 Patient Information and/or COVID-19 Resources   General considerations: Two vaccines are currently being distributed in the United States through Emergency Use Authorization (EUA): the BNT162b2 (Pfizer) and mRNA-1273 (Moderna) mRNA COVID-19 vaccines. Both vaccines achieved 94-95% vaccine efficacy in the...

World Cancer Day 2021

February 1, 2021

This Thursday, February 4th is World Cancer Day and together, all of our actions matter. This World Cancer Day, who are you and what will you do to make a difference? This year is a reminder of the enduring power of collective action. Cancer affects all of us. When we choose to come together, we can achieve what we all wish for:...

2 Easy At Home Fundraising Ideas!

January 26, 2021

Want to help support the Appendix Cancer Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (ACPMP) Research Foundation? Here are two easy fundraising ideas to help raise funds for appendix cancer / pseudomyxoma peritonei research and education from the comfort of your house! AmazonSmile AmazonSmile is the "sister" site of Amazon, but it's essentially the same thing as Amazon. Same exact products, same prices, same service,...

Giving Tuesday 2020

November 16, 2020

Giving Tuesday is December 1, 2020 Any donation up to $15,000 will be matched!   Check out our video reflecting on the successes and challenges of the ACPMP Research Foundation in 2020. Make sure to SHARE, COMMENT & LIKE to raise awareness and spread the word! We hope you will support us on December 1st as we say so long to this...

ACPMP Receives 2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit Award

November 10, 2020

We have been honored with a Top-Rated Award for 2020 from GreatNonprofits! This is our third year in a row that we have received this award thanks to our community of supporters who share their stories. We appreciate all of your contributions, thank you! Stories about us from people like YOU help us make an even bigger impact in our community....

Rare Cancer Day 2020

September 28, 2020

Rare Cancer Day is an annual awareness day devoted to shining a light on rare cancers and the issues people living with them face. Spearheaded by the NORD Rare Cancer Coalition, which is composed of 27 rare cancer-specific member organizations, including the ACPMP Research Foundation. Rare Cancer Day is observed on September 30, 2020 to highlight the challenges patients face...

Expanded List of Clinical Trials for Appendix Cancer/PMP

September 14, 2020

ACPMP is pleased to present our revised and expanded list of clinical trials for appendix cancer/PMP patients. This list now includes "tumor agnostic" and "unspecified solid tumor" trials that may be appropriate for appendix cancer/PMP patients. Click here to visit our Clinical Trials page. ACPMP is committed to increasing participation in clinical trials among those living with appendix cancer and...