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Jul 21, 2016, 06:00 ET Wage Hope Against Pancreatic Cancer at Inaugural PurpleStride Louisville

 More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading...


Jul 20, 2016, 18:02 ET MEDIA ADVISORY: Expert Available to Comment on Passing of Congressman Mark Takai (Hawaii)

 Today, Congressman Mark Takai (D-Hawaii) passed away at age 49 from pancreatic cancer, nine months after being diagnosed. EXPERT AVAILABLE:...


Jul 20, 2016, 11:39 ET Wage Hope Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Boston

More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading cause of...


Jul 12, 2016, 11:07 ET Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Welcomes Four Visionary Leaders To Its Scientific And Medical Advisory Board

 The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network adds four esteemed leaders from across the country to its Scientific and Medical Advisory Board (SMAB)....


Jul 08, 2016, 15:11 ET Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Announces New Chair, Vice Chair And Member To National Board Of Directors

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is pleased to announce new leadership to its National Board of Directors. Jeanne Weaver Ruesch was named...


Jun 30, 2016, 18:06 ET Pancreatic Cancer Researchers Receive Prestigious Grants To Tackle Deadliest Major Cancer

 By the year 2020, pancreatic cancer is expected to move from the third to the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United...


Jun 20, 2016, 05:00 ET Pancreatic Cancer Advocates Unite on Capitol Hill to Urge Congress to Make the Impossible Possible by Increasing Funding for Cancer Research

Nearly 700 pancreatic cancer advocates from across the country, including more than 100 survivors, will gather on Capitol Hill tomorrow to make the...


Jun 03, 2016, 13:03 ET Freedom Plaza To Turn Purple In The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Washington, D.C.

More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading cause of...


May 26, 2016, 17:44 ET The Time Is Now To Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Oklahoma

 More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading...


May 19, 2016, 18:18 ET The Time Is Now To Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Indianapolis

 More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading...


May 19, 2016, 18:11 ET The Time Is Now To Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Cleveland

 More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading...


May 19, 2016, 13:47 ET Celebrate Life At PurpleStride San Francisco

More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading cause of...


May 11, 2016, 05:00 ET Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Joins More Than 40 Global Pancreatic Cancer Organizations At Inaugural Meeting

 The first-ever World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition (WPCC) will gather for its inaugural meeting in Orlando, Fla., on May 11, bringing together...


Apr 26, 2016, 12:24 ET Ford Field To Turn Purple At PurpleStride Detroit On May 14

 More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading...


Apr 25, 2016, 07:00 ET Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Research Study Most Cited Paper From 2014 In The Prestigious Journal Cancer Research

 A research study conducted by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network was the most cited paper of 2014 in the journal Cancer Research. To date,...


Apr 20, 2016, 11:40 ET The Time Is Now To Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Nashville

 More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading...


Apr 15, 2016, 12:10 ET The Time Is Now To Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Los Angeles

More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading cause of...


Apr 14, 2016, 13:46 ET The Time Is Now To Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Austin

 More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading...


Apr 14, 2016, 12:31 ET Jason Kuhn, Veteran Automotive Entrepreneur, Rejoins The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Board Of Directors

 Jason Kuhn, veteran automotive entrepreneur and Chairman and CEO of Kuhn Automotive Group, rejoins the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network...


Apr 13, 2016, 13:59 ET The Time Is Now To Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Kansas City

 More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading...


Apr 13, 2016, 12:36 ET Chief Research Officer, Vice President Of Scientific And Medical Affairs Named At The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

 The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is proud to announce Lynn Matrisian, PhD, MBA, as inaugural Chief Research Officer for the organization....


Apr 12, 2016, 14:46 ET The Time Is Now To Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Rhode Island

 More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving the disease from the fourth to the third-leading cause of...


Apr 08, 2016, 13:19 ET The Time Is Now To Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Chicago

More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving pancreatic cancer from the fourth to the third-leading cause of...


Apr 06, 2016, 13:12 ET The Time Is Now To Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Birmingham

 More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year, moving the disease from the fourth to the third-leading cause of...


Apr 06, 2016, 08:00 ET Renewed Research Effort Focuses On "Undruggable" Mutation Found In 95 Percent Of Pancreatic Cancers

 Nearly all patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer are found to have a KRAS mutation, part of the RAS family of genes. To better understand...