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The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (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. 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.

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Meet Julie Fleshman, PanCAN’s President & CEO

Julie Fleshman, JD, MBA, serves as president and CEO of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN), a 140-employee organization with a budget of more than $38 million. She became involved in the nonprofit shortly after its founding in 1999 – and soon after her father died from pancreatic cancer at age 52. Read her biography

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Attend PurpleStride, the walk to end pancreatic cancer, or an affiliate meeting near you to learn more about the work we do for the pancreatic cancer community.

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