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THE LUSTGARTEN FOUNDATION FOR PANCREATIC CANCER RESEARCH EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES FOR THE LOSS OF STEVE JOBS


BETHPAGE, NY, October 6, 2011 – The Lustgarten Foundation, America's largest private foundation dedicated solely to funding pancreatic cancer research, today offered the following statement concerning the death of Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, Inc:

Kerri Kaplan, Lustgarten Foundation Executive Director, said: "The Lustgarten Foundation mourns the loss of Steve Jobs. Mr. Jobs personified bravery and vision in both his professional and personal life. While his long, courageous battle with a rare form of pancreatic cancer serves as an inspiration to all people, it also serves as a reminder that more research is urgently needed in order to find a cure. Mr. Jobs taught us that each one of us can make a difference. He was a leader and a fighter and, in that spirit, the Foundation remains committed to continuing the fight against pancreatic cancer. This is a truly immense loss."

About The Lustgarten Foundation
The Lustgarten Foundation is America’s largest private foundation dedicated solely to funding pancreatic cancer research. Based in Bethpage, New York, the Foundation supports research to find a cure for pancreatic cancer, facilitates dialogue within the medical and scientific community, and educates the public about the disease through awareness campaigns and fundraising events. The Foundation has provided millions of research dollars and assembled the best scientific minds with the hope that one day, a cure can be found. For more information visit www.lustgarten.org.

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