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

NOMAN and The Sea: 18/07

18 Jul 2014

High spirits as the NOMEN enter the final quarter of the race

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NOMAN image is RPS Judge’s Overall Winner!

18 Jul 2014

NOMAN image wins The Royal Photographic Society's 'Sport' category.

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NOMAN and The Sea: 11/07

11 Jul 2014

Halfway to Hawaii and dreaming of Domino's...

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Throwback Thursday: NOMAN on BBC Radio Kent

10 Jul 2014

The NOMAN GPR team's interview with BBC Radio Kent earlier this year.

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