NOMAN is more than a race, it’s a call to action. Our mission: eradicate HPV and prevent 5% of cancers.


Being a NOMAN is about standing up to be counted, persevering in the face of adversity and focusing on the success to come. But NOMAN is more than a race, it’s a call to action.


200 miles. 4 person boats. 3 days of ocean rowing. 1 cause—End 5% of cancer. Do you have what it takes?




Follow in the tracks of your favorite cyclists across the most renowned climbs of The Grand Tours.


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We have a plan to eliminate 5% of cancers

NOMAN is an Island and the HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation work with doctors, industry leaders, governments, non-profit think tanks, patients and supporters like you to explore creative approaches that lead to the most efficient possible path of eliminating HPV and the devastation it causes.

Our Role & Impact

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Men

Human Papillomavirus is a highly contagious virus that lives on the skin: it is estimated that 80% of the population will have an HPV infection at some point in their lifetime. HPV causes 5% of cancer and rates of HPV-related cancer are increasing, dramatically so in men.

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And help ensure universal vaccination for boys and girls.

This petition has been organised by, a partnership of 26 patient and professional organisations that all believe both boys and girls should be vaccinated. By adding your name, you can help us end 5% of cancer.

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Noman is an island

NOMAN is more than a race, it is a call to action.

NOMAN aims to raise awareness about the HPV-related cancer epidemic in men and women, campaign for universal HPV vaccination, while challenging participants to extreme endurance races across the world.

Latest News

Call to offer HPV vaccine to boys

BBC News

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation meet to investigate whether to extend the vaccine to boys, or men who have sex with men, or both.

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Adolescent boys, as well as girls, should be included in the HPV vaccination programme

The Times

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Parliamentarians Join Campaign: Time to vaccinate boys against HPV infection

Parliamentarians add their voice to calls for gender neutral HPV vaccination

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Britons ‘make history with 50-day record Pacific crossing in rowing boat’


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