Action Week is a one-week virtual event where a nationwide network of survivors, caregivers, family members, friends and healthcare professionals join together to advocate for increased pancreatic cancer research funding. Your voice is crucial to making our message loud and clear: Pancreatic cancer patients and their families deserve MORE moments that matter, and research funding is the key to making that happen. Learn more and find ways to take action all week long below.

It Starts with You: Get Involved

National Call Congress Day

Urge your members of Congress on June 20 to increase funding for lifesaving cancer research.


Our Advocacy

An overview of PanCAN’s advocacy issues, priorities and campaigns.


Mobilize in Your Community

Find resources to build relationships with your members of Congress and share PanCAN’s priorities in your district.


Spread the Word During Action Week

Help raise awareness of pancreatic cancer during by sharing the infographics below or posting your own photo on social media using the hashtags #pancreaticcancer and #MomentsMatter!

Tell your members of Congress that pancreatic cancer patients deserve more moments that matter.

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Tell Congress that more research funding is critical to creating more moments that matter for pancreatic cancer patients.

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Download and customize the digital participant card, then take a picture and share what #MomentsMatter to you on your socials.



Access our Advocacy 101 toolkit to help you get started as an advocate, and download our fact sheets to share with your member of Congress.

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Congress works for YOU, their constituents. You are the reason Congress continues to provide robust, sustainable increases for lifesaving cancer research at the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute and the Department of Defense’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program. But there is more to be done to advance research and ensure better outcomes for patients.

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