Appendiceal Cancer Advocacy Network, Inc. (APCAN) is an advocacy and support organization dedicated to serving the needs of those affected by Appendiceal cancer.
APCAN was organized in 2004 by its founder and executive director, Steve Rurka, who died of this disease in 2009. His vision and determination to fight the negative effects of Appendiceal cancer are the driving force of our organization. His was not just a personal battle, but he was determined to help others facing the same battle. APCAN continues with his goals of serving those impacted by this disease.