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Jan 16, 2018, 07:00 ET Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Announces $25 Million Gift - Largest In Organization's History

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) announced today it has received an unprecedented $25 million gift – the largest donation in the...


Jan 10, 2018, 12:00 ET The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Urges All Pancreatic Cancer Patients To Consider Clinical Trial Enrollment

Pancreatic cancer patients who participate in clinical research have better outcomes. So this January, National Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trials...


Jan 04, 2018, 12:35 ET Pancreatic Cancer Remains The Deadliest Major Cancer In The United States

Pancreatic cancer remains the deadliest major cancer with a five-year survival of just 9 percent*, according to the Cancer Facts & Figures...


Dec 12, 2017, 05:00 ET Peter Cashion Joins The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Board Of Directors

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) is proud to announce that Peter Cashion, MBA, has been elected to its Board of Directors. In his new...


Nov 08, 2017, 13:02 ET Researchers Identify Clues that Explain Long-term Pancreatic Cancer Survival

A study published today in the journal Nature identified clues that may explain long-term pancreatic cancer survival. Researchers...


Nov 01, 2017, 09:46 ET Demand Better For Patients, For Survival During Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month This November

Today marks the start of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) is urging the nation to demand better...


Oct 25, 2017, 06:00 ET Dallas-Fort Worth To Demand Better For Patients, Survival At PurpleStride, The Walk To End Pancreatic Cancer

Thousands will walk to end pancreatic cancer, the world's toughest cancer, at PurpleStride Dallas-Fort Worth on Nov. 11. The community event...


Oct 24, 2017, 06:00 ET New Orleans To Demand Better For Patients At PurpleStride, The Walk To End Pancreatic Cancer

Hundreds will walk to end pancreatic cancer, the world's toughest cancer, at PurpleStride New Orleans on Nov. 5. The community event is hosted by...


Oct 17, 2017, 11:02 ET Philadelphia To Demand Better For Patients At PurpleStride, The Walk To End Pancreatic Cancer

Thousands will run and walk to end pancreatic cancer, the world's toughest cancer, at PurpleStride Philadelphia on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Memorial...


Oct 17, 2017, 06:00 ET Bostonians To Demand Better, End Pancreatic Cancer At PurpleStride On Nov. 5

Thousands will walk to end pancreatic cancer, the world's toughest cancer, at PurpleStride Boston on Nov. 5 at Boston Common - Parkman Bandstand....


Oct 11, 2017, 09:00 ET Puget Sound Community To Demand Better For Pancreatic Cancer Patients At PurpleStride

Hundreds will participate at PurpleStride Puget Sound, the walk to end pancreatic cancer, on Oct. 29. The community event is hosted by the...


Oct 03, 2017, 08:00 ET Yankees Pitcher David Robertson Aims to Strike Out Pancreatic Cancer

As the Major League Baseball (MLB) playoffs begin today, New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson will be aiming to strike out more than...


Aug 29, 2017, 06:00 ET Twin Cities Turns Purple to End Pancreatic Cancer on September 16

The Twin Cities will turn purple as thousands participate in PurpleRideStride Minnesota, the road to end pancreatic cancer on Sept. 16. The...


Aug 14, 2017, 10:00 ET Breakthrough Study By Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Grantee Evaluates Tumor Growth In Obese Vs. Lean Mice

Obesity is a known risk factor for pancreatic cancer, a disease with a five-year survival of only 9 percent, but little is known about how, or if,...


Jul 11, 2017, 05:00 ET Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Bolsters Its Distinguished Scientific And Medical Advisory Board

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN), the largest organization tackling the world's toughest cancer, today announced that five national...


Feb 27, 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...


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, 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 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...