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2014-06-17 08:28:03

Nearly 500 Pancreatic Cancer Advocates Head to Capitol Hill Today MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 500 people from across the country are on Capitol Hill today for the eighth annual Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day urging Congress to stomp on pancreatic cancer by stepping up federal research funding. Advocates from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will call on Congress to provide $5.26 billion for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for FY15 and...

2014-05-06 08:36:12

Grants Funded in Honor of Beloved Anthropologist and One of Nation's Most Influential Mutual Fund Investment Authorities MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has received $2 million to fund promising clinical research. Contributions of $1 million each were made in honor of Ruth Fredman Cernea and Skip Viragh. The funding will support two Research Acceleration Network (RAN) Grants, which are among the 14 grants being funded by the...

2014-01-14 12:27:38

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network welcomes Hilarie Koplow-McAdams to its National Board of Directors. Koplow-McAdams is a software industry executive from the San Francisco Bay Area, and joins the organization in honor of her father who passed away in 2012 after a nearly two year battle with pancreatic cancer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111004/LA79914LOGO) "I watched my father battle pancreatic cancer with...

2013-09-18 23:28:00

Medical experts from top Michigan hospitals collaborating as honorary co-chairs for this fifth annual event. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 More than 3,000 people will run and walk to raise funds and awareness about pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States, at PurpleStride Detroit 2013 on September 29, 2013 at the Detroit Zoo. The event will benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, the national organization creating hope in a...

2013-04-17 15:01:06

Incomplete diagnostic investigation and failure to get the best treatment are the most likely reasons why survival for bowel cancer patients is lower in the UK than in other comparable countries, according to new research published in the journal Acta Oncologica. The research, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, was carried out in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the UK for the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership (ICBP). The study included...


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