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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...


Apr 01, 2016, 13:14 ET The Time is Now to Join the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer at PurpleStride New York City

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 01, 2016, 12:13 ET The Time Is Now To Join The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Phoenix

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


Feb 24, 2016, 18:17 ET Pivotal Research Study Identifies Four Subtypes of Pancreatic Cancer

Today, researchers from the Australian Pancreatic Cancer Genome Initiative (APGI) published a pivotal study in the journal Nature that identified...


Jan 19, 2016, 11:50 ET Awareness Needed For Deadly Disease That Claimed Life Of Alan Rickman

 In honor of the passing of Alan Rickman, an accomplished theater and film actor best known for his role as Professor Severus Snape in the...


Jan 07, 2016, 18:54 ET More Patients Will Die From Pancreatic Cancer Than Breast Cancer

 Pancreatic cancer is expected to surpass breast cancer to become the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United...


Jan 06, 2016, 16:05 ET Pancreatic Cancer Patients Encouraged To Consider Clinical Trial Enrollment

 With no effective screening method and few treatment options, an estimated 72 percent of pancreatic cancer patients will die in the first year...


Nov 02, 2015, 13:55 ET It's Time To Wage Hope In November For One Of The Nation's Deadliest Cancers

 With a five-year survival rate of just seven percent, pancreatic cancer is one of the nation's deadliest cancers. The Pancreatic Cancer Action...


Oct 26, 2015, 09:00 ET The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Is Leading The Way To Change Pancreatic Cancer History With $200 Million By 2020

 The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is leading the way to change the course of history for pancreatic cancer with a new goal to raise $200...