Our mission is to fund promising research to find a cure for Appendix Cancer, Pseudomyxoma Peritonei PMP , and related Peritoneal Surface Malignancies PSM , and to fund educational programs for physicians and patients about these diseases. ACPMP facilitates appendix cancer and pseudomyxoma peritonei patient and physician education through sponsorship of educational conferences and symposia as well as physician scholarships to educational events. ACPMP funds grants for research around the world to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of appendix cancer and pseudomyxoma peritonei. Learn More. Inform ACPMP facilitates appendix cancer and pseudomyxoma peritonei patient and physician education through sponsorship of educational conferences and symposia as well as physician scholarships to educational events.
Young Adults Resources
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Skip to main content Skip to main navigation Get instructions for navigating this site. For the Network. Each year, Congress appropriates funds to ACL to support community living through a variety of programs. ACL, in turn, provides the funding to states and local governments, community organizations, colleges and universities, and other organizations who conduct research or provide services and supports for older adults and people with disabilities.
Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program
Chronic diseases—such as heart disease, cancer, and type 2 diabetes—are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. Many chronic diseases are caused by a short list of risk behaviors: tobacco use, poor nutrition, lack of physical activity, and excessive alcohol use. Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States. As of , about 34 million US adults smoke cigarettes, and every day, about 1, young people under 18 try their first cigarette.
Research on the treatment of cancer is fundamental to improving outcomes for all patients affected by the disease. Despite the tremendous progress made in recent decades in treating many types of cancer, effective therapies are still lacking for some forms of the disease, including liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, and certain types of adult and pediatric brain cancer. More than , people are projected to die from cancer in the United States in Also, too many patients whose cancer has been successfully treated experience long-term adverse effects of the disease and its treatment, including increased risk of a second cancer. Therefore, cancer treatment research includes developing ways to prevent or lessen the side effects of treatment.