2011 Press Releases

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November 29, 2011 -- Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Receives $1.4 Million in Funding from the Daniel and Janet Mordecai Foundation

November 1, 2011 -- Pancreatic Cancer: A Deadly Disease in the Spotlight and on the Rise

October 20, 2011 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Welcomes Prestigious New Members to its Scientific Advisory Board

October 5, 2011 -- The Passing of Steve Jobs: A Statement from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

October 4, 2011 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Launches Awareness Campaign Featuring Dana Delany, Jack Nicklaus and Lisa Niemi Swayze

September 20, 2011 -- New York Yankees All-Star Pitcher David Robertson Commits to Strike Out Pancreatic Cancer

August 29, 2011 -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and AACR to Award More Than $3.1 Million in Pancreatic Cancer Research Grants

June 17, 2011 -- Pancreatic Cancer Incidence and Death Rate on the Rise as Overall Cancer Death Rates Continue to Decline

June 13, 2011 -- After Forty Years of No Real Progress in Survival Rates, Pancreatic Cancer Advocates Call on Congress to Co-Sponsor the Pancreatic Cancer Research & Education Act

May 6, 2011 -- FDA Approves Novartis Drug Afinitor to Treat Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

April 13, 2011 -- Two Novel Drugs Recommended to be Approved to Treat Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

March 25, 2011 -- Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and AACR Award Research Grants Totaling Nearly $3 Million

March 17, 2011 -- Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Researcher Leads Team’s Discovery that Malaria Drug Could Be Used to Treat Pancreatic Cancer

March 8, 2011 -- Pancreatic Cancer Action Network -- AACR Pathway to Leadership Grants Awarded to Early-Career Investigators

February 16, 2011 -- Federal Research Funding Analysis Highlights Urgent Need for Pancreatic Cancer Legislation

February 8, 2011 -- Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Announces New Initiative to Double the Survival Rate for Pancreatic Cancer Patients by 2020

January 20, 2011 -- Online Physician Education Program Outlines Treatment Strategies for Pancreatic Cancer

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