Rare Disease Day 2021

February 8, 2021

Rare Disease Day is a global day of awareness that celebrates our collective strength. The goal each year is to inform the general public and decision-makers about the life-altering impacts of rare diseases. Here are some ways you can get involved and help raise awareness of Rare Disease Day and appendix cancer: SPREAD THE WORD. Use the ACPMP Rare Disease Day...

World Cancer Day

January 28, 2021

Together, all our actions matter. This World Cancer Day, who are you and what will you do? Our actions have an impact on everyone around us, within our communities and social networks. This year is a reminder of the enduring power of cooperation and collective action. Cancer affects all of us. When we choose to come together, we can achieve what we...

City of Hope Cancer Center and ACPMP Virtual Lecture

December 3, 2020

Topic: Regional Therapy for Appendiceal Carcinomatosis: Past, Present, and Future Date: December 16, 2020 Time: 5 - 6pm Eastern Time Please join the Appendix Cancer PMP Research Foundation and Dr. Raoof with City of Hope Cancer Center on December 16th for a free and virtual educational webinar. Dr. Raoof’s presentation will include: information about the different types of appendiceal tumors,...

Giving Tuesday 2020

November 17, 2020

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations. The day's aim is to create an international day of charitable giving to support nonprofit organizations at the beginning of the holiday season. Our theme this year is 'COVID can't stop good'. We will be sharing with you a compilation video reflecting on the challenges of 2020 and...

Virtual Appendix Cancer Survivorship Symposium

August 21, 2020

The Appendix Cancer Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (ACPMP) Research Foundation, Wake Forest Baptist Health, University of Chicago Medicine and University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute hosted a virtual Appendix Cancer Survivorship Symposium on October 2, 2020 via Zoom. This event was free and open to all! Learn about the latest research and most advanced treatment options of AC/PMP. Discover strategies for maintaining...
Dutch Culbertson

14th Annual Appendix Cancer/PMP Virtual Walk or Run

May 27, 2020

Each year, ACPMP hosts our annual Appendix Cancer/PMP "Making a Difference for Dutch" Walk and Run in Philadelphia, PA. However, due to the current COVID-19 environment, this year we went 100% virtual! Our hope for this virtual event was that it could be a fun way for us all to still come together as a rare community to support and...

Gormley Family Knocking Out Appendix Cancer at Mummers Parade 2020

December 30, 2019

ACPMP Board Members Judy Culbertson and Jim Carroll will be joining Judy’s Family (the Gormley's) for the 120th Annual Mummers Parade Comic Brigade March Up Broad Street on New Year’s Day 2020. “Theme Rocky IV Ever” will be featuring four generations of Gormley’s as "Rocky" Knocking Out Appendix Cancer. Twenty years ago, the extended family of Mr. Joe Gormley welcomed...

Boston Luncheon

November 18, 2019

ACPMP was excited to host its first ACPMP survivor/caregiver luncheon in Boston, MA. We had an amazing turnout and it was wonderful meeting local patients, sharing our personal journeys and asking each other questions. Thank you to everyone for coming out, and if you couldn’t make it, we hope to see you next time!