Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Apple CEO Steve Jobs died in 2011 of pancreatic cancer.  (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Study: City Of Hope Therapy Successfully Using Salmonella Bacterium To Fight Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers at the City of Hope say they have created a therapy that uses Salmonella bacterium to combat an aggressive form of pancreatic cancer, according to a study published Wednesday.


Julie Weiss plans to run 52 marathons in a year to honor her late father. (credit: CBS)

Daughter Who Ran 52 Marathons To Honor Late Father Named Woman Of The Year

A Santa Monica woman who ran 52 marathons in 52 weeks to help fight pancreatic cancer, will be honored Sunday, May 19 as the 28th Senate District’s Woman of the Year.


Lisa Niemi (credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images Entertainment)

Patrick Swayze’s Wife Signs On As Spokesperson For Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Founded in 1999 by three visionaries as a small, non-profit, patient-based advocacy organization, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network understands the many challenges that patients and their families face in the fight against pancreatic cancer.