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27 Feb, 2017, 08:00 ET Raising Visibility: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Hires Its First Chief Communications Officer

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) has hired its first chief communications officer, Michael Rosen, to provide strategic oversight for...


21 Jul, 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...


20 Jul, 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...


12 Jul, 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)....


08 Jul, 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...


30 Jun, 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...


20 Jun, 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...


03 Jun, 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...


19 May, 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...


19 May, 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...


19 May, 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...


11 May, 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...


26 Apr, 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...


25 Apr, 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,...


13 Apr, 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....


24 Feb, 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...


19 Jan, 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...


07 Jan, 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...


06 Jan, 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...


02 Nov, 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...


26 Oct, 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...


22 Oct, 2015, 14:15 ET FDA Approves Post-Gemcitabine Therapy For Patients With Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer

 Today, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a novel therapy for patients with metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma – the...


21 Oct, 2015, 07:02 ET It's Time To Wage Hope In The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride DFW Presented By Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP & Goldman Sachs

Pancreatic cancer is one of the nation's deadliest cancers, with a five-year survival rate of just seven percent. To improve these statistics and...


21 Oct, 2015, 06:08 ET Thousands Of Supporters Will Wage Hope At PurpleStride Philadelphia Presented By Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center At Thomas Jefferson University

 Pancreatic cancer is one of the nation's deadliest cancers, with a five-year survival rate of just seven percent. To change the future for...


15 Oct, 2015, 09:02 ET It's Time To Wage Hope In The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride Puget Sound Presented By LEVL Now

 Pancreatic cancer is one of the nation's deadliest cancers, with a five-year survival rate of just seven percent. To improve these statistics...