Thanks to private funding, 100% of every dollar donated to The Lustgarten Foundation goes directly to pancreatic cancer research.

Press Releases/Announcements

Discovery/Research Initiatives

March 2015

Cancer Research UK and The Lustgarten Foundation Joins Stand Up To Cancer to Fund New Pancreatic Cancer Dream Team

February 2015

New Immunotherapy Clinical Trial Begins with Support from SU2C Pancreatic Cancer Dream Team

January 2015

Hollywood Stands Up To Cancer and Announces a New major Grant from The Lustgarten Foundation

3D Culture System for pancreatic Cancer has Potential to Change Therapeutic Approaches

The Lustgarten Foundation Grants $19.5 Million for Pancreatic Cancer Research Investigators, Bringing its 2014 Total Contribution to $35 Million

May 2014

The Lustgarten Foundation awards $15 Million in funding to its "Distinguished Scholars" program

April 2014

SU2C - Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Convergence Dream Team Announced

March 2014

The Lustgarten Foundation Grants Nearly $12 Million To Top Pancreatic Cancer Researchers

January 2014

A Night at The Forum Press Release

December 2013

Record-Breaking $1.95 Million Raised at Holiday Rock and Roll Bash

September 2013

$8 Million SU2C-Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Convergence Dream Team Translational Research Grant

The Lustgarten Foundation Supports Accelerated Preclinical Development of Cancer-Fighting Therapies

April 2013
The Lustgarten Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer's Dream Team

March 2013
The Lustgarten Foundation Expresses Condolences for the Loss of Bonnie Franklin

January 2013
Lustgarten Foundation Awards $25 Million for Research in 2013

December 2012
Record-Breaking $1.75 Million Raised at Holiday Rock and Roll Bash

November 2012
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Partner to Create World-Class Laboratory

August 2012:

A New Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trial Applies Revolutionary Immunotherapy Approach That Genetically Modifies T Cells

July 2012:
We Mourn the Loss of Sally Ride

March 2012:
The Lustgarten Foundation Awards Nearly $4 Million in New Grants

February 2012:
Dr. David Tuveson joins The Lustgarten Foundation as Research Director

October 2011:
The Lustgarten Foundation Expresses Condolences for the Loss of Steve Jobs

March 2010:
Lustgarten Foundation Forms National Pancreatic Cancer Research Consortium

June 2009:
Scientists Shed New Light on Why Pancreatic Cancer Drugs Can Fail

June 2009:
Lustgarten Foundation Awards Six Research Centers With Funding to Study Pancreatic Cancer

April 2009:
Lustgarten Foundation Funds Creation of Landmark Library of Biomarkers To Speed Research into Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

March 2009:
Lustgarten Foundation Funds Breakthrough Studies in Pancreatic Cancer Genetic Research

December 2008:
Pancreatic Cancer Genome Sequencing Project Unveils Major Finding

March 2008:
Lustgarten Foundation Launches Early Detection Biomarker Initiative

May 2007:
Lustgarten Foundation Awards its Largest-Ever Research Grant to Sequence the Genome of Pancreatic Cancers

January 2007:
Lustgarten Foundation Grantee Discovers Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells

December 2006:
Lustgarten Foundation Grantee Discovers a Familial Pancreatic Cancer Gene

curePC Public Awareness Campaign

February 2010:
Lustgarten Foundation and Cablevision Announce Year-One Results of curePC Campaign

April 2009:
Additional Celebrities Join curePC Campaign

February 2009:
Jimmy Carter, William Hurt and Matthew Modine to Appear in curePC Campaign PSAs

November 2008:
Cablevision and The Lustgarten Foundation Launch Interactive Video-On-Demand Channel

November 2008:
Cablevision and The Lustgarten Foundation Roll Out curePC Public Awareness Campaign

General News & Announcements

September 2009:
Patrick Swayze's Death Highlights Need for Increased Research into Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

July 2009:
New York Walk Raises Record-Setting $1.2 Million

April 2008:
Dr. Randy Pausch Partners With Lustgarten Foundation in New PSA

Information Workshops

Information Workshops

Free telephone and community-based information sessions for patients and their families. 

Stand Up To Cancer Awards Grants

Stand up to Cancer

Pancreatic cancer research included in first round of SU2C grants.

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