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Apr 27, 2015, 09:08 ET
PurpleStride Los Angeles at Exposition Park

Fight The Fourth Leading Cause Of Cancer Death In The United States At PurpleStride Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- When a person in the United States is diagnosed with pancreatic cancer they may learn any...

Apr 23, 2015, 06:12 ET
Previous years PurpleStride Detroit event participants raising awareness about pancreatic cancer

Wage Hope In The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Detroit On Ford Field

 Only seven percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United States will survive more than five years. This year the Pancreatic...

Apr 22, 2015, 07:08 ET
Participants make stride at PurpleStride Chicago 2014

Fight Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Chicago

 Currently only seven percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United States will survive more than five years. More than...

Apr 02, 2015, 06:08 ET
Samantha Myers, Affiliate Chair for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's New York City Affiliate, attending a New York Yankees baseball game with her father, Dick Myers, who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer a few short months after diagnosis.

Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride New York City

Currently only seven percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United States will survive more than five years. More than 3,000...

Mar 16, 2015, 06:00 ET
Designer outfits from THE MINDY PROJECT will be auctioned off on eBay, leading up to the Season Finale airing Tues., March 24 (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Mindy Kaling Of "THE MINDY PROJECT" To Auction Off Three Designer Outfits From The Series In Support Of The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

 Fashionistas rejoice! A designer outfit from each of the current season's remaining episodes of THE MINDY PROJECT will be auctioned off on...

Jan 30, 2015, 16:15 ET
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Precision Medicine Also Key Initiative For Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

"The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network applauds President Obama for his new Precision Medicine Initiative, and for making an important investment to...

Jan 12, 2015, 06:00 ET
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The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network And The National Cancer Institute's Frederick National Laboratory For Cancer Research Join Forces For Research Initiative

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR) have...

Jan 06, 2015, 06:00 ET
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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Offers Growing Number Of Services, The Latest Research And Treatment Options To Patients And Their Families

 As January ushers in the fourth annual National Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trials Awareness Month, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network...

Nov 10, 2014, 09:42 ET
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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Calls On The Public To Wage Hope During National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month This November

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is urging the public to join its efforts to Wage Hope in the fight against pancreatic cancer. November is...

Oct 30, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Calls On The Public To Wage Hope During National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month In November

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is urging the public to join its efforts to Wage Hope in the fight against pancreatic cancer. November is...

Oct 23, 2014, 06:00 ET
PurpleStride Philadelphia November 1, 2014 at Fairmount Park

Three Leading Cancer Institutions Join Nearly 6,000 Supporters In The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Philadelphia

 Today in the United States only six percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer will survive more than five years. On November 1st...

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,...