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Press Releases

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2008 Press Releases

The Lustgarten Foundation Launches Early Detection Biomarker Initiative
The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, the largest private foundation dedicated exclusively to supporting pancreatic cancer research, will tomorrow hold a kick-off Consortium meeting in Chicago to launch a $1.25 million commitment to create antibodies for promising biomarker targets for pancreatic cancer, the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Read More...

Pancreatic Cancer Genome Squencing Project Unveils Major Finding
The Johns Hopkins team decoded the complete genetic blueprint for pancreatic cancer, the most lethal of all cancers, sequencing more than 20,000 genes in a series of 24 well-characterized pancreatic cancers and discovering more than 1,500 DNA mutations. Read More...

Dr. Randy Pausch Partners with The Lustgarten Foundation in New PSA
The Lustgarten Foundation announced the debut of a new web-based long-form PSA featuring Dr. Randy Pausch. In the PSA, Dr. Pausch and his wife, Jai, share their thoughts about coping with a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. Read More...

Cablevision and The Lustgarten Foundation Launch Interactive Video-On-Demand Channel
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) and The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research announced today the successful launch of an interactive video-on-demand (VOD) Lustgarten channel, which allows iO TV® digital cable customers throughout the tri-state area to learn more about pancreatic cancer and what is being done in the fight against this deadly disease. Read More...

Cablevision and The Lustgarten Foundation Roll Out curePC Public Awareness Campaign
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC), a leading media and entertainment company, and The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research today announced the rollout of curePC, a public awareness campaign in support of the fight against pancreatic cancer, America’s fourth-leading cause of cancer death. Read More...

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