2009 Press Releases

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December 7, 2009 -- Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Board Member Cynthia Stroum Sworn in Today as United States Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

November 20, 2009 -- November Recognized Internationally as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November 10, 2009 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Launches National Corporate Champions Program

November 2, 2009 -- Pancreatic Cancer: Know it. Fight it. End it. November is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

September 14, 2009 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is Saddened by the Death of Actor Patrick Swayze

September 9, 2009 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) now accepting applications for 2010 Research Grants

August 7, 2009 -- Dr. Francis Collins Confirmed as Director of the National Institutes of Health: A Statement from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

July 25, 2009 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Recognizes the Legacy of Randy Pausch

July 7, 2009 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Appoints Peter Kovler to the Board of Directors

July 7, 2009 -- Jai Pausch Joins the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Board of Directors

July 7, 2009 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Appoints Laurie MacCaskill, a Three Year Pancreatic Cancer Survivor, to Board of Directors

June 22, 2009 -- Researchers Funded by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Prevent Pancreatic Cancer Tumor Progression in Mouse Model

May 27, 2009 -- Stand Up to Cancer Awards $18 Million to TGen and University of Pennsylvania for Pancreatic Cancer Research

May 19, 2009 -- Overall Cancer Deaths Decline While Pancreatic Cancer Incidence and Deaths Continue to Rise

May 9, 2009 -- The Passing of Hall of Fame NBA Coach Chuck Daly: A Statement from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

April 20, 2009 -- American Association for Cancer Research and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Award $1.1 Million in Grants for Innovative Research

April 9, 2009 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Recognizes Ten Outstanding Volunteers from Around the Country Through their Inaugural ‘Volunteer Awards’

March 30, 2009 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and Over 450 Advocates are on Capitol Hill Today to Call on Members of Congress to Support the Pancreatic Cancer Research And Education Act and Increase National Cancer Institute Funding

March 29, 2009 -- Senators Ted Kennedy (D-MA) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) Introduce the 21st Century Alert Act: A Statement from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

February 27, 2009 -- President Obama’s Proposed 2010 Budget is Encouraging News for the Pancreatic Cancer Community: A Statement From The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

February 9, 2009 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Celebrates 10 Years of Leadership And Service to the Pancreatic Cancer Community

February 5, 2009 -- Early Detection Methods for Pancreatic Cancer Urgently Needed: A Statement from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

January 29, 2009 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Research And Education Act (H.R. 745) Addresses the Astounding Mortality of the Fourth Leading Cause of Cancer Death in the United States

January 22, 2009 -- Japan First: A Guide to the “Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Campaign Caravan” for Pancreatic Cancer Patients and Their Families

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