PanCAN’s vision is to create a world in which all patients with pancreatic cancer will thrive.

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What is pancreatic cancer

Over 57,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year. Pancreatic cancer begins when abnormal cells in the pancreas grow out of control and form a tumor.

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Know the symptoms

Pancreatic cancer may cause only vague symptoms, but key to early detection – and better outcomes – is knowing what they are.

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Assess
your risk

The exact causes of pancreatic cancer are not well understood, but there are risk factors that may increase the likelihood of developing the disease.

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we’re here for you

Our expert Patient Services case managers partner with patients and families at every step, offering free, personalized information and resources.

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Facing Pancreatic Cancer

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, we’re here to help.
We provide more resources and speak with more pancreatic cancer patients and caregivers than any other organization in the world. No one should have to face pancreatic cancer alone.
Contact us at 1-877-272-6226.

PANCREATIC CANCER INFORMATION

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Our mission is to take bold action to improve the lives of everyone impacted by pancreatic cancer by advancing scientific research, building community, sharing knowledge and advocating for patients.

ABOUT PanCAN

PanCAN was the first organization dedicated to fighting pancreatic cancer in a comprehensive way, and for more than two decades, we’ve grown a nationwide movement tackling the disease from all angles.

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Research

We fund transformative research — everything from early detection to innovative new treatment approaches.

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Patient Services

We provide information about treatment options, diet and nutrition, support resources and more, and we can answer all your questions along the way.

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Advocacy

We work with thousands of grassroots advocates to urge Congress to increase federal research funding for pancreatic cancer, and we get results.

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COMMUNITY

Be part of our movement! You can volunteer locally, participate in a PurpleStride community event or host your own fundraiser.

GET INVOLVED

GET INVOLVED THIS NOVEMBER! Join our webinar

(And, of course, wear purple)

On World Pancreatic Cancer Day, November 19, join us for “Treatment Advances: The Latest in Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Research.” Featuring a panel of research experts discussing the latest in treatment approaches, clinical trials and more.

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HONOR PEOPLE YOU LOVE WHO HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY PANCREATIC CANCER

Join our community. Share your own story or a story of a loved one. You can also create a fundraising page or memorial event.

Add Your STORY

Your Words. Your Actions. Your Month.

You power progress for pancreatic cancer patients. Your powerful stories and testimonials inspire, and your actions matter. All month long, during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, we’ll share a new story each day that highlights your part in taking bold action for patients. Follow along on our Instagram to see all 30 stories!

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NEWS & EDITORIAL

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You fund THE progress we make

It’s that simple. PanCAN receives no government support and relies on the generosity of donors like you to fund our critical programs. Give now to accelerate progress in pancreatic cancer and improve patient outcomes.

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