Rick and Nicki Hackman

A Second Chance
jun  20,  2022

Rick Hackman shares how he and his wife, Nicki, navigated her pancreatic cancer journey.

Mindy Kaling knows what it’s like. Recognizing the symptoms that led her mother to get an endoscopy. Waiting to get results. Then a pancreatic cancer diagnosis. And her passing eight months later […]

They were grateful they had 22 months after Patrick’s pancreatic diagnosis, but it wasn’t long enough. Today Lisa keeps Patrick’s fight going by supporting PanCAN […]

My superhero mother had always been my strongest advocate.  It was my turn to be hers… After her passing I wanted to do more so I set out to make a big purple splash one day in November and that grew into a national movement now known as Purple for a Purpose.