Editor’s Note: Last week, we featured PanCAN staff member Maggie Walsh’s story about the beginning of her fundraising career, which […]

Skydiving is the latest way longtime survivor, volunteer and advocate Gil Marchman, 84, is raising awareness about pancreatic cancer. On […]

In April 2011, then 56-year-old John O’Grady was undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Several months previously, he had been diagnosed […]

Stage IV pancreatic cancer survivor does handstand for “Handstands for PanCAN” challenge

Handstands for PanCAN
feb  5,  2019

Editor’s note: We are sad to report that Emily Koski passed away of pancreatic cancer in November 2019. She was […]

It Starts with a Penni
jul  6,  2017

Editor’s note: The following story from pancreatic cancer survivor Peter Penni recounts how PurpleStride gave him hope in the face […]

Make Every Moment Count
dec  7,  2016

Joe Heiden has climbed mountains, trained for the “American Ninja Warrior” fitness competition and TV show, been a father to […]

Never. Ever. Give Up.
nov  28,  2016

She is a breast cancer and pancreatic cancer survivor, and is currently fighting bone cancer. Cynthia Ostaszewski knows what it […]

The Cheneys
apr  2,  2014

In the fall of 2004, a local doctor told Ralph Cheney he had an “undiagnosed obstruction” in the tail of his pancreas after two bouts of pancreatitis.

Brenda Coleman
apr  2,  2013

“Spreading Hope and Inspiration: One Woman’s Journey with Pancreatic Cancer”
Surviving pancreatic cancer is like walking a tightrope.

Survivor Story: Paul Klemm
jan  15,  2013

Following my Whipple surgery, radiation, chemotherapy (which was unsuccessful), more chemotherapy (also unsuccessful) my oncologist told me I was out […]

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