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More than 2 decades later, new technologies help Lustgarten Foundation learn more about pancreatic cancer

Learn about the history of the Lustgarten Foundation and the exciting scientific research happening today.

CBS2 visits high-tech Lustgarten Foundation research lab, as quest for pancreatic cancer personalized medicine continues

An organoid is a live tissue model that is grown in the lab. Technicians receive samples from pancreatic cancer patient biopsies or surgeries.

Hundreds to gather Sunday for Lustgarten

Hundreds gathered to celebrated lives lived and offer hope to those recently diagnosed; taking a 1 ½ mile walk along the Hudson River and back again.

Lustgarten Foundation holds annual walk to raise money to fight pancreatic cancer

Walkers and volunteers discuss why they walk and support the Lustgarten Foundation.

Donations Make a Difference

Watch Anthony Cardone speak about walking for his wife, Emily

Defeating a “cruel disease”

Listen to Lustgarten board member, Philip D’Ambrosio, speak about the importance of the foundation’s work and how his family’s experience with the disease inspired him to get involved.

Team Raised more than $50,000

Ross said the team walks for his dad, who died in 2013, and to make sure other families don’t have to go through a similar experience.

Getting the “critical” message out

Dr. Elliott Newman discusses how 60,000 people in the U.S. are predicted to be affected by pancreatic cancer in 2022. He says it’s critical that people know how to pay attention to this disease. Mr. Kelly Harris discusses how to stay positive when faced with pancreatic cancer.

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