The Lustgarten Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer Launch Partnership Focused on Pancreatic Cancer

The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) announced Sunday at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research that they are entering into a formal strategic partnership to drive research to improve outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients. The Pancreatic Cancer Collective will accelerate research for pancreatic cancer patients who desperately need better treatments. With support from the Lustgarten Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer, the Pancreatic Cancer Collective launches with an initial commitment of $25 million. Since 2012, the Lustgarten Foundation and…

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Let’s Win Launches Online Video Campaign Featuring Long-Term Pancreatic Cancer Survivors

Let’s Win, an initiative supported by the Lustgarten Foundation, launched the Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer Survivors video series Friday, January 19, 2018, at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium. The new online video series, featuring long-term pancreatic cancer survivors of all ages and diverse backgrounds, has been created to show pancreatic cancer patients and their families that people do survive this disease. The survivors have responded exceptionally well to pancreatic cancer therapy that incorporates clinical trials and treatments that go beyond traditional protocols.  When patients are first…

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New Campaign by PanCAN urges Patients to Demand Better

The first of November marks the start of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) is urging the nation to demand better for patients by learning the risk factors and symptoms of a disease that is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. Pancreatic cancer is the only major cancer where survival rates are in the single digits – just 9 percent of people with the disease survive longer than five years. This year, more than 53,000 Americans will be diagnosed with…

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