Press Releases

  • The Lustgarten Foundation Receives 13th Consecutive  Charity Navigator 4-Star Rating
    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 […]
  • Pancreatic Cancer Collective Announces New PSA Campaign with Marlon Wayans and Tiffany Haddish
    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 […]
    World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition Aims to Raise Unprecedented Awareness for a Disease with the Lowest Survival Rate of Any Major Cancer Bethpage, NY— (May 10, 2016) The first-ever World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition (WPCC) will gather forits inaugural meeting in Orlando, Fla., on May 11, 2016, bringing together more than 60 individualsrepresenting 40 pancreatic cancer advocacy […]

About Lustgarten Foundation  

The Lustgarten Foundation funds the world’s preeminent pancreatic cancer researchers, driving the pursuit of bold and innovative science toward earlier detection, better treatments and transforming pancreatic cancer into a curable disease. The Foundation is a catalyst—Lustgarten-funded science has been a driving force in every major advancement in pancreatic cancer research since 1998. We believe time is everything for pancreatic cancer patients and their families, so we fund research where creative risks yield high rewards to accelerate and expand life-saving treatment options. And we believe in the power of community. Lustgarten programs and events provide people affected by pancreatic cancer a voice and a place to create hope, together. The Lustgarten Foundation is the world’s largest private funder of pancreatic cancer research and 100% of all donations fuel the research to advance understanding of this complex, devastating and historically underfunded cancer. For more information, visit  

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