Founded in 1999, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) is dedicated to fighting the world’s toughest cancer. In our urgent mission to save lives, we attack pancreatic cancer on all fronts: research, clinical initiatives, patient services and advocacy.

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Receive free personalized information about the disease and resources to fight it.

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Take action in the fight to end pancreatic cancer by volunteering, advocating and more.

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Improve the lives of patients fighting pancreatic cancer with every dollar you give or raise.

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About Us

Learn why we’re determined to improve patient outcomes and double survival by 2020.

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For Patients and Caregivers

No one should face pancreatic cancer alone. We’re here for you every step of the way.

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Learn How Clinical Trials Can Help

Pancreatic cancer patients who participate in clinical research have better outcomes. Every treatment available today was approved through a clinical trial. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network strongly recommends clinical trials at diagnosis and during every treatment decision.

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Clinical Trials Near You

See how many clinical trials are within a 50-mile radius of you.

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Our Goal: Double Survival by 2020

Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S., killing more people than breast cancer. Our vision drives our urgent mission to save lives.

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Discover how you can bring hope to the pancreatic cancer community by donating, raising funds or spreading awareness.

MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Revolutionary Clinical Trials Platform

Precision Promise is the first adaptive clinical trial platform for pancreatic cancer patients in the world.

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PurpleStride Walk/Run Events

Join supporters nationwide to raise funds and awareness in the walk to end pancreatic cancer.

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Right Track Ensures Best Treatment Outcomes

The Right Track model focuses on key steps any cancer patient should take to ensure the best treatment outcome.

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SUPPORT OUR MISSION:
END PANCREATIC CANCER

Patients will see a brighter future when we can fund more research breakthroughs, advance more treatment options and increase the national dialogue for the disease.

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