Living with Pancreatic Cancer: Enjoying Culturally Significant Meals
Despite common challenges like loss of appetite and malabsorption, it is important for patients with cancer to maintain a level of normalcy and that includes eating foods that they enjoy and that have cultural significance for them.
On Your Mark, Get Set, Go Register for PanCAN PurpleStride 2024!
Registration for PanCAN PurpleStride, happening on Saturday, April 27, 2024, is open! Be the first out of the gate to register for the ultimate walk to end pancreatic cancer, taking place in nearly 60 communities across the nation. And, when you register and raise or self-donate $50+, you’ll earn the official PanCAN PurpleStride 2024 T-shirt!
PanCAN’s vision is to create a world in which all patients with pancreatic cancer will thrive.
More than 64,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year. Pancreatic cancer begins when abnormal cells in the pancreas grow out of control and form a tumor.LEARN MORE
Pancreatic cancer may cause only vague symptoms, but key to early detection – and better outcomes – is knowing what they are.See the Symptoms
The exact causes of pancreatic cancer are not well understood, but there are risk factors that may increase the likelihood of developing the disease.KNOW YOUR RISK
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.
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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.
We fund transformative research — everything from early detection to innovative new treatment approaches.LEARN MORE
We provide information about treatment options, diet and nutrition, support resources and more, and we can answer all your questions along the way.CONTACT US
We work with thousands of grassroots advocates to urge Congress to increase federal research funding for pancreatic cancer, and we get results.TAKE ACTION
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