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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 […]

Holiday
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 […]

Nearly $1 Million Raised for Research!

Thank You, Long Island! Our Long Island Walk was a huge success, and we are incredibly grateful to our presenting sponsor, Northwell Health, and all of the walkers, team members, researchers, volunteers, speakers and other sponsors who shared this day of hope with us. Because of your support, we had one of our largest crowds […]

Jeopardy! The Greatest Of All Time

Who is the greatest Jeopardy! contestant of all time? Answer: Tune in Tuesday, January 14th as the tournament continues! Watch (and play along!) as Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter, and James Holzhauer (aka ‘Jeopardy James’) compete for the #JeopardyGOAT title in the “Greatest of All Time” tournament. The first contestant to win three matches will go [...]

Possible drug target for pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas that accounts for 275,000 hospitalizations in the United States annually. Patients who suffer from hereditary pancreatitis have a 40 to 50 percent lifetime risk of developing pancreatic cancer. Dannielle Engle, a former Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Cancer Center postdoctoral fellow who was recently appointed Assistant Professor at Salk Institute, studies the progression […]

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