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Jun 17, 2014, 06:00 ET
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Advocates Urge Congress To Stomp On Pancreatic Cancer By Stepping Up Critical Federal Research Funding

 Nearly 500 people from across the country are on Capitol Hill today for the eighth annual Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day urging Congress to...

Jun 10, 2014, 06:00 ET
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More Than 5,000 Supporters Expected to Join the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer at PurpleStride Washington D.C. Walk/Run on June 14th at Freedom Plaza Presented by the Eileen McCarthy Gallant Family

More than 5,000 people will run and walk a 5K course to raise funds and awareness about pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death...

Jun 04, 2014, 18:07 ET
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Collaboration Of Research Organizations Aims To Advance Field Of Pancreatic Cancer

 The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Rising Tide Foundation for Clinical Cancer Research (RTF-CCR) and Gateway for Cancer Research have...

May 19, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Pancreatic To Surpass Breast And Colon Cancer To Become The Second Leading Cause Of Cancer Death Around 2020

A Pancreatic Cancer Action Network research study published online today in Cancer Research indicates pancreatic cancer will surpass breast and...

May 06, 2014, 12:00 ET
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The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Welcomes Michael A.G. Korengold to Its National Board of Directors

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is pleased to announce finance executive Michael A.G. Korengold as the newest member of the organization's...

May 06, 2014, 09:00 ET
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The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Receives $2 Million in Funding to Support Promising Clinical Research

 The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has received $2 million to fund promising clinical research. Contributions of $1 million each were made...

May 01, 2014, 06:05 ET
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New Chemotherapy Combination Extends Survival For Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer By Nearly Two Months

 The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is pleased to announce that today Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (Merrimack) reported a 1.9 month...

Apr 29, 2014, 09:00 ET
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More Than 2,000 Supporters Expected To Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Los Angeles Walk/Run On May 3rd At Exposition Park

 More than 2,000 people will run and walk a 5K course to raise funds and awareness about pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer...

Apr 22, 2014, 14:29 ET
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More Than 4,000 People Will Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Chicago Walk/Run On April 26th At Lincoln Park

 Thousands will run and walk to raise funds and awareness for pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States,...

Apr 04, 2014, 09:13 ET
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Thousands Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride New York City Walk/Run On April 12 At Prospect Park

 Thousands will run and walk a 5K course to raise funds and awareness about pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the...

Mar 03, 2014, 09:00 ET
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National Cancer Institute Releases Report Outlining Scientific Framework To Address Pancreatic Cancer: A Statement From The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

 The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network commends the National Cancer Institute (NCI), under the leadership of Harold E. Varmus, M.D., for issuing...

Jan 21, 2014, 11:00 ET

Survey Reveals People With Early And Late-Stage Pancreatic Cancer Do Not Discuss Clinical Trials With Their Doctors

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the United States, with a five year survival rate of just six percent.1 Now, a new survey has...

Jan 14, 2014, 11:45 ET
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Software Executive Hilarie Koplow-McAdams Joins The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's National Board Of Directors

 The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network welcomes Hilarie Koplow-McAdams to its National Board of Directors.  Koplow-McAdams is a software...

Jan 06, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Clinical Trial Participation Today May Lead To Future Breakthroughs In Pancreatic Cancer, One Of The Nation's Deadliest Cancers

January marks the annual observance of National Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trials Awareness Month. The five year survival rate of pancreatic...

Nov 15, 2013, 13:00 ET
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Royal Pains Cast Plays A Starring Role In Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

 The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has teamed up with the cast of the USA Network primetime show "Royal Pains" to educate fans and the...

Nov 05, 2013, 13:15 ET
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November Marks Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is calling attention to pancreatic cancer during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in November. The...

Nov 05, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Ian Laperriere Joins The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network And Thousands Of Participants At PurpleStride Philadelphia On November 9th

 More than 4,500 people will run and walk a 5K course to raise funds and awareness about pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer...

Oct 23, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's 16th Annual 'An Evening with the Stars' Gala Raises More Than $750,000

 More than 400 guests attended the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's 16th Annual 'An Evening with the Stars' gala on Saturday, October 19 at...

Sep 17, 2013, 12:00 ET
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Lisa Niemi Swayze And The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Join More Than 160 Organizations In Asking Congress To Protect Medical Research Funding

 The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will join more than 160 organizations on Capitol Hill on September 18, 2013 to call on Congress to...

Sep 06, 2013, 14:33 ET
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ABRAXANE® Approved By The U.S. Food And Drug Administration For Treatment Of Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is pleased to announce that today ABRAXANE® was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

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