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“You’ll never walk alone.” I never imagined these song lyrics—from a song featured in the musical Carousel—would have such a profound impact on my life or would be such a source of comfort during the most painful time I’ve ever experienced. In 2010, I planned a spa trip to celebrate my birthday with my three […]
“You better get your affairs in order…you only have six months to live.“ These crushing words were the start of Geoff’s pancreatic cancer journey. The diagnosis was Stage IV—which was incomprehensible to this athletic 34-year-old. But Geoff found hope grounded in the love of family—including his newborn son, Emery—and the determination of the oncologist committed […]
Recognition places Lustgarten in top 1% of nonprofits evaluated by the watchdog organization. WOODBURY, NY – The Lustgarten Foundation believes research is fundamental. That’s why 100% of donations fund pancreatic cancer research. This singular focus on transforming pancreatic cancer into a curable disease, combined with the Foundation’s commitment to financial health, accountability and transparency, has […]
Read our “Need to Know” summary and watch “Leading the Way: Equity, Accessibility and Diversity in Pancreatic Cancer Research” in its entirety on our YouTube channel.
The PSA aims to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer clinical trials. LOS ANGELES –The Pancreatic Cancer Collective, an initiative of the Lustgarten Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer® (SU2C), announced today the launch of a new public service announcement (PSA) campaign. In collaboration with SU2C Ambassadors – actor and comedian Marlon Wayans, and actress and […]
NEW YORK – The Pancreatic Cancer Collective, an initiative of the Lustgarten Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), announced today the launch of a new public service announcement (PSA) campaign, in collaboration with SU2C Ambassador and actress, writer and director Keesha Sharp, to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer research. The campaign launches with a […]
The Lustgarten Foundation offers in-depth insight into life-threatening disease Like fans around the world, we were saddened to learn of the death today of Alex Trebek, 80, from pancreatic cancer. By openly sharing his cancer battle, Alex became a powerful voice in raising awareness of pancreatic cancer and providing hope for people affected by pancreatic […]