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New Funding Opportunity

The intent of this program is to support pancreatic cancer research critical to advancing our understanding of pancreatic cancer initiation, progression and the development of new therapies in four areas of focus: Desmoplastic Stroma, Chronic Inflammation, Metabolic Dysregulation,Early Metastasis Candidates must be nominated by their institution prior to submission (limit one nomination per institution), and […]

“We had to
be strong, we had
to fight.”

Lauren La Femina knows one thing for certain: When pancreatic cancer strikes anyone in the family, nothing is ever the same. And when that person is your mother, the world can feel as if it has suddenly collapsed around you. Lauren was just 26 and thriving in her career when she learned her mother, Lucille, […]

Join us now through Tuesday, May 5, when nonprofits around the world come together for #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity in response to COVID-19. Here at the Lustgarten Foundation, we are as committed as ever to protecting and servicing pancreatic cancer patients—a group that is especially vulnerable to COVID-19. In honor of #GivingTuesdayNow, […]

Our Response to COVID-19

How Lustgarten is Responding to COVID-19 A letter from the CEO Hi and thank you for checking in with the Lustgarten Foundation to learn more about our response to the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Seemingly overnight, COVID-19 has dramatically changed the world in which we live. I sincerely hope you and your loved ones are [...]

Find a Clinical Trial

Clinical trials hold the promise of discovering new treatments and will bring us even closer to a cure. In fact, today patients are living longer from successful pancreatic cancer treatments, as a direct result of past clinical trials. If you have pancreatic cancer, a clinical trial may be your best option. Speak with your doctor […]

GENetic Education, Risk Assessment

Genetics play a role in up to 10 percent of pancreatic cancer cases. However, family members of pancreatic cancer patients often are not aware that certain genetic mutations can be passed down, which is why having information about genetic risk is so important. The GENERATE (GENetic Education, Risk Assessment, and TEsting) Study is designed for […]

Double Your Impact

Gifts made by Midnight on December 31, 2019 will be matched dollar for dollar! Clinical trials are critical to scientific breakthroughs and hold the promise of increasing patients’ quality of life, improving outcomes, and giving patients and their families more time together. Lustgarten-funded trials could one day lead to new treatment options and a potential […]

Rock & Roll Bash

Join us on Decemer 3rd for a night of holiday fun – dancing, delicious food and drinks, and an exclusive performance by the world-famous Radio City Rockettes. The Madison Square Garden Company and AMC Networks host the Holiday Rock & Roll Bash to benefit the Lustgarten Foundation. To date, this fabulous event has raised more […]

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