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Research + Love =
A Cure

By Joe Barone This is a story about love and how it motivates families to persevere through any obstacle life puts in their path. Love was what got the Romeo family matriarch, Terry, through her pancreatic cancer battle every day for four years. It was what helped her caregivers never get too exhausted, or too [...]

When the Doctor Becomes the Patient

By Joe Barone For 29 years, Robert Gotlin operated a practice in New York City specializing in musculoskeletal medicine, sports injuries, and orthopedic rehabilitation. Treating two generations of families, Dr. Gotlin was considered their personal ‘family guy,’ not just the sports doc. That’s what made closing up shop much more difficult. Dr. Gotlin battled pancreatitis [...]

PC Research in the time of COVID-19

By Caitlin Kelly – October 22, 2020 Checking in With Our Dedicated Labs As the COVID pandemic began to hit hard earlier this year, researchers working on pancreatic cancer research for the Lustgarten Foundation scrambled to make sense of how to continue their life-saving research. The four Lustgarten Foundation dedicated pancreatic cancer labs—Cold Spring Harbor [...]

Twenty Years of Walking

By Joe Barone - September 14, 2020 Carmela Cettina always stressed the importance of being together. And how ironic, as we find ourselves in uncertain times where being together can only be achieved virtually through a Zoom call, FaceTime, or a drive-by celebration of horn honks and balloons. Even after succumbing to her battle with [...]

Trebek Memoir: Reflections on My Life

By Caitlin Kelly - July, 31, 2020 When you think of historic moments on Jeopardy, it’s usually the final and shocking defeat of a legendary champion, like “Jeopardy James” Holzhauer or Ken Jennings, who each won millions after weeks of play. But it was a soft-spoken college undergraduate from Gainesville, Ga., Dhruv Gaur, whose spontaneous [...]
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