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Our guest columnist for October is Larry Matulsky, PurpleStride Chair for the Boston Affiliate and the organizer of this year’s PurpleLight Boston event.
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Next month the world will begin to know the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network in a whole new way: As the trailblazing organization that is rewriting the book on fighting pancreatic cancer. Get ready to be inspired. Get ready to grow our movement.




Learn more about pancreatic cancer and its treatment — and gain hope — by attending a local educational event in person or watching a webinar online anytime. Two new webinars coming up soon! Explore your options.




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Time to Register for October PurpleLight Events
Illuminate a purple glow stick to honor, inspire, remember and heighten awareness at one of more than 45 PurpleLight events on October 26. Learn more and register.


CONGRESS CUTS CANCER RESEARCH FUNDING AGAIN
On September 18, Congress passed another short-term funding bill that included a small cut to all federal programs, including the NIH. Tell your elected officials that this is unacceptable, and they need to increase NIH funding when they are back in session in November!
First-Ever World Pancreatic Cancer Day on November 13
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is part of an international group of non-profits intent on raising global awareness of pancreatic cancer. SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, November 13. More details in next month's issue.
Trading Lab Coats for Running Shoes
Three honorary chairs at three major cancer institutions are vigorously promoting PurpleStride® Philadelphia 2014 on November 1 – and eagerly anticipating the renewed vitality they’ll gain from participating. Read more.
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Takes to the Ice
This year, the National Hockey League (NHL) and the NHL Players’ Association have once again chosen the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network to be a charitable league partner for their Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Month. Find out more!
Researchers:
Grant Application Deadlines Fast Approaching
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will award $4.1 million in research funding through its 2015 Research Grants Program. Several application deadlines occur in October, starting October 8.
Learn more.
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