Testifying before Congress: Randy Pausch, PhD
Dr. Pausch, author of the bestseller “The Last Lecture” and a beloved Carnegie Melon University professor, testified before the National Labor, Health & Human Services Subcommittee in 2008 shortly before his passing to share his personal story as a pancreatic cancer survivor and to urge Congress to make pancreatic cancer research a national priority.
Randy Pausch, PhD: Every day matters
Shortly before his passing from pancreatic cancer in 2008, Dr. Pausch recorded this public service announcement to encourage more support for research into the disease.
Randy Pausch, PhD: A hero’s perspective
Dr. Pausch, a devoted advocate for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network as well as a husband and father of three, lost his fight with pancreatic cancer at age 47. Here, he shares the story of his battle with the disease and his belief in the potential of the scientific community to find the answers to its origins.