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Jun 21, 2019, 12:19 ET Jeopardy! Champion And Former Naperville Resident, James Holzhauer, Donates To Upcoming Lustgarten Walk

On Sunday, July 14th, walk leader Ann Zediker will again lead the annual Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk in Naperville,...


Apr 16, 2019, 12:01 ET Internationally Renowned Cancer Immunologist Elizabeth M. Jaffee, M.D. Joins the Lustgarten Foundation as its Chief Medical Advisor

The Lustgarten Foundation announced today the appointment of Elizabeth M. Jaffee, M.D., the immediate past president of the American Association for...


Oct 26, 2018, 10:01 ET Lustgarten-Funded Study in Cancer Discovery Reveals Possible New Targets for Therapeutics

Pancreatic cancer has shown to have limited effective treatment strategies. Researchers in the Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research...


Sep 21, 2018, 08:01 ET Lustgarten Foundation Advances Pancreatic Cancer Research Through Partnerships with the Opening of Two New Laboratories

The Lustgarten Foundation is pleased to announce two new pancreatic cancer research laboratories through respective partnerships with Dana-Farber...


Jun 21, 2018, 11:05 ET Lustgarten Funded Study Shows Loss of Fat and Muscle is a Common First Sign of Pancreatic Cancer

In a study published in Nature, researchers found that the breakdown of muscle tissue and adipose (fat) is an early sign of pancreatic cancer. The...


Jun 14, 2018, 02:36 ET Genetic Sequencing of Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Enables Personalized Medicine

In a study published today in Cancer Discovery, genomic analyses of metastatic pancreatic cancers have suggested that approximately one third of...


May 31, 2018, 12:01 ET Organoids Accurately Predict Treatment Response of Pancreatic Cancer Patients

Today in Cancer Discovery, an international team of researchers led by Dr. David Tuveson, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Professor and Chief...


May 17, 2018, 02:42 ET Lustgarten-Funded Researcher Unlocks How Pancreatic Cancer Metastasizes to the Liver

Lustgarten Foundation Distinguished Scholar Douglas Fearon, M.D., a professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), has discovered how pancreatic...


Mar 20, 2018, 01:49 ET Lustgarten Foundation Appoints Two New Board Members

The Lustgarten Foundation announced today the appointment of two new board members – Dr. Kenneth Goodman and Ms. Willa Shalit – to its current...


Mar 19, 2018, 04:23 ET Lustgarten Foundation Appoints David Tuveson, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Scientist

The Lustgarten Foundation announced today the appointment of David Tuveson, M.D., Ph.D., as its Chief Scientist. Dr. Tuveson is the Director of the...


Feb 21, 2018, 11:00 ET Survivor and Advocate Team Up to Lead Inaugural Lustgarten Walk in Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

South Florida residents are rallying together in the fight against pancreatic cancer in Boca Raton. On Sunday, February 25th, co-walk leaders Neal...


Jan 15, 2018, 01:10 ET Lustgarten Foundation Awarded $22 Million For Pancreatic Cancer Research

The Lustgarten Foundation announced today that it funded $22 million in 2017 as part of its commitment to invest an unprecedented $40 million by the...


Jan 10, 2018, 05:00 ET Creative Bath Products, Inc. Donates $3.9 Million to The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research

The Lustgarten Foundation announced today that it received nearly $4 million from Creative Bath Products, Inc. to support pancreatic cancer research. ...


Nov 06, 2017, 12:00 ET Lustgarten Foundation Launches Online Support Community

Today the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research in partnership with Let's Win, an initiative supported by the Foundation, and Inspire...


Oct 26, 2017, 12:21 ET Lustgarten Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer Announce Two New Pancreatic Cancer Research Projects Focused on Doubling the Number of Surgical Interventions

The Lustgarten Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) announced today the launch of two new pancreatic cancer interception research projects – one...


Sep 05, 2017, 10:16 ET New Study Shows Promising Results In The Development Of More Effective Blood Test To Detect Pancreatic Cancer

A study published the week of September 4th in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science shows how combining mutations in circulating tumor DNA...


Jul 27, 2017, 12:05 ET Mechanism of metastasis is discovered in pancreatic cancer

Lustgarten Foundation funded research discovered a mechanism of metastasis in pancreatic cancer, and perhaps, other cancer types as well. The...


Jul 13, 2017, 08:50 ET Lustgarten Foundation To Commit $40 Million To Pancreatic Cancer Research In 2017-18

The Lustgarten Foundation announced today that it will commit an unprecedented $40 million in 2017-18 through its new Translational Clinical Program, ...


May 23, 2017, 19:35 ET FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for Pancreatic Cancers with Mismatch Repair Deficiency

In an unprecedented, fast-tracked review, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of pembrolizumab (anti-PDI) immunotherapy for...


May 08, 2017, 11:01 ET Lustgarten Foundation funded researchers discover new mutations in pancreatic cancer

By closely studying a part of the human genome that has not yet been carefully looked at before in pancreatic cancer cells, researchers supported by...


May 01, 2017, 16:20 ET Lustgarten Foundation Funded Research Finds T Cell Proximity To Pancreatic Cancer Cells Correlates With Increased Patient Survival

Lustgarten Foundation's funded research found that spatial distribution of cytotoxic T-cells in proximity to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC)...


Apr 24, 2017, 11:55 ET Lustgarten Foundation Hosts Record Breaking Event in Westchester

The Westchester community rallied around neighbors devastated by pancreatic cancer yesterday and raised an unprecedented amount of over $900,000 for...


Mar 24, 2017, 10:09 ET New York State Has One Of The Highest Pancreatic Cancer Death Rates In The Country

The Lustgarten Foundation is hosting three Pancreatic Cancer Research Walks during the month of April in the New York metropolitan area to increase...


Feb 23, 2017, 08:02 ET Researchers take important step forward in understanding how to treat pancreatic cancer

Researchers have taken an important step forward in understanding why pancreatic cancer is so hard to treat. A new study published online today in...


Nov 17, 2016, 06:05 ET Half of Americans Surveyed Think There is a Pancreatic Cancer Screening Test

A nationwide omnibus survey revealed that 50 percent of Americans questioned believe there is a universal screening test for pancreatic cancer* when...