We aim to eradicate all forms of HPV-related cancer.

The 2014 NOMEN are currently testing the limits of their endurance and facing a challenge never before completed by a four man crew – to row the New Ocean Waves 2100 mile Great Pacific Race from California to Hawaii.

Team NOMAN led stages 1 and 2 of the Trois Etapes Giro pro-am and came in second after being defeated by just 13 seconds. Check out the the stage reports, videos and photos on the microsite.




Our inaugural event pitted two teams of 5 amateur ocean rowers against each other to race across the Mediterranean from Barcelona to Ibiza. The route was 200 miles and the journey took 3 days.


Is your a brand aligned with our goal of ending 5% of cancer? We are offering traditional sponsorship opportunities as well as partnerships to co-develop content for our upcoming events in 2015.


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

Boys ‘should receive HPV jab too’

The Belfast Telegraph

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LAND HO! NOMAN arrive in Hawaii

30 Jul 2014

3100km and 50 days later - the NOMEN have made it to Hawaii!

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NOMAN and The Sea: 29/07

29 Jul 2014

The Life of Pi, feeling hot, and the worst day at sea

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NOMAN and The Sea: 27/07

27 Jul 2014

The greenhouse effect, flying fish and the agenda upon reaching land

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Fundraising Total

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