PIONEERS OF PROGRESS
Pancreatic Cancer Action
Network will fund more than $5 million in research grants this year. Learn about the exciting and innovative projects we
are funding.TO READ MORE CLICK HERE.
An extraordinary gift from
Tempur-Pedic in memory of Tim Miller and another given in memory of Skip Viragh
will fund our inaugural $1 millionRAN grants. TO READ MORE CLICK HERE.
A SURVIVOR’S STORY
When Michael Lippe was
first diagnosed with cancer five years ago, he found the right clinical trial
and treatment to extend his life.
Celgene Corporation (Celgene) conducted a phase III clinical trial with the intent to show that the combination of its chemotherapy drug, ABRAXANE®, with gemcitabine would improve overall survival in patients with untreated, metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma when compared with gemcitabine alone. Use of gemcitabine alone has been the standard of care for pancreatic cancer.
In the study, ABRAXANE in combination with gemcitabine demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in overall survival compared to gemcitabine alone.
This free seminar is for patients/survivors,
caregivers, families, friends and healthcare professionals. Topics include
treatment approaches, diet and nutrition, and pain and side effect management.WHEN
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
1 p.m. – 4:30
Registration closes on October 18,
2012. Register by this date to ensure space.LOCATION
Sheraton Chicago Hotel &Towers
301 East North Water Street
For a map of the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, pleaseclick here
Total Donations : $46,400
JOIN US FOR PURPLESTRIDE CHICAGO!
Event Fundraising Goal: $450,000
Be part of a day of inspiration and hope, and help support the fight against pancreatic cancer. Join us for PurpleStride Chicago 2012, taking place at Lincoln Park at the corner of Stockton and LaSalle at Grove 2! This is the perfect event to bring the whole family, meet others and create memories. We offer great incentives for fundraising and all proceeds benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Stride with others who are just as passionate about finding a cure for pancreatic cancer.
PURPLE POWER: November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
Take Action During Pancreatic Awareness Month in Illinois!
See events planned for this month by clicking here.
NOVEMBER IS PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
SEE WHAT THE PANCREATIC CANCER ACTION NETWORK HAS PLANNED
Attention Healthcare ProfessionalsHelp more people learn about pancreatic cancer during November by ordering our awareness kit. A Minneapolis Educational EventLearn the latest about pancreatic cancer from leading specialists in the field. Register today. PurpleStride and PurpleLight EventsScores of awareness events are taking place around the country.Find out where.Co-Sponsorship Countdown