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    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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    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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    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.

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    Revolutionary Clinical Trials Platform

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

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    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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    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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