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2014 Press Releases

A Night At The Forum Raises Nearly $12.5 Million For Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer
On Monday evening, January 13, the Forum in Inglewood, California hosted A Night At The Forum to benefit The Lustgarten Foundation, the nation’s largest nonprofit funder of pancreatic cancer research. The sold-out gala fundraiser, which was the first event to take place at the reinvented Forum, raised more than $12.5 million for the fight against pancreatic cancer. Read More...

The Lustgarten Foundation Grants Nearly $12 Million To Top Pancreatic Cancer Researchers
The Lustgarten Foundation, the nation's largest private funder of pancreatic cancer research, today announced that it has awarded nearly $12 million in new multi-year research grants to top scientists at eleven renowned institutions to pursue more effective treatments in the fight against the nation’s most lethal cancer. Read More...

SU2C - Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Covergence Dream Team Announced
— Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), The Lustgarten Foundation, and the Fox Family Cancer Research Funding Trust, along with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), SU2C’s Scientific Partner, announced the formation of a Dream Team dedicated to pancreatic cancer research during a press event today at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, held here April 5-9. Read More...

The Lustgarten Foundation Awards $15 Million in Funding to its "Distinguished Scholars" Program
Ronald M. Evans, Ph.D., the Salk Institute; Douglas Fearon, M.D., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Weill Cornell Medical College; and Bert Vogelstein, M.D., Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, will each receive $5 million in research funding over the next five years. Read More...


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