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Why We Wage Hope Every Day

Pancreatic cancer surpassed breast cancer to become the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. While the five-year survival rate for pancreatic cancer increased slightly to 10 percent, it is still the lowest survival rate of any major cancer. Our challenge is clear: We must accelerate progress for patients.

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"We continue to advocate for pancreatic cancer as a way to express our love for our son, Tyler, to keep his abiding hope alive, and to continue to Wage Hope in the fight for progress in treating this heartbreaking disease."

– Dennis Noesen, MD, Tyler's Dad Read Tyler's Story

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"I Wage Hope because it makes me feel close to my mom. I Wage Hope because she no longer can."

– Janice Griffin, Affiliate Chair, Boston Affiliate

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