Entries by Axel Garcia

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Selbsthilfegruppe Pankreaskarzinom (Support Group Pancreatic Cancer)

The first Austrian patient advocacy group dedicated solely to pancreatic cancer, Selbsthilfegruppe Pankreaskarzinom was founded in 2016 by Michaela Hartenstein. Two years after the death of her mom – she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at the age of 63 years – Hartenstein decided to quit her job within the pharmaceutical industry to fully support […]

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Craig’s Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society

              Since its inception, this grassroots organization has grown into a national charitable society recognized for its national education and awareness campaigns and for supporting patients and caregivers. Additionally, with our fundraising efforts, we support pancreatic cancer researchers from all over Canada. To achieve this, we have literally cycled […]

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Member Profile: TEB e.V. Selbsthilfe (Germany)

TEB e.V. Selbsthilfe was founded by Katharina Stang in 2006 with the aim of providing support to people with pancreatic diseases and their loved ones, as well as education, advice and assistance for their condition. The German acronym “TEB” stands for “Tumors and diseases of the pancreas.” For more than 10 years, Chairwoman Katharina Stang […]

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Member Profile: Pancreatic Cancer Scotland

Pancreatic Cancer Scotland was formed in 2010 by a group of patients, caregivers, nurses and doctors in Scotland to share hope, knowledge and action in the battle against pancreatic cancer. The team at Pancreatic Cancer Scotland works with fundraisers, volunteers and supporters to develop and grow the charity with a focus on raising awareness and […]

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LET’S WIN!

Recognizing that there is an urgent need for pancreatic cancer patients to communicate amongst themselves and with the medical community about potentially life-changing non-standard of care treatments and clinical trials, Let’s Win was launched as an initiative of the Lustgarten Foundation in May 2016. Let’s Win www.letswinpc.org is an interactive online community where patients and […]

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Member Highlight: The National Pancreas Foundation

The National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) is celebrating its 20th anniversary, having been created in 1997. The NPF was co-founded by Jane Holt, a pancreatitis patient, and Patter Birsic, who lost her sister-in-law to pancreatic cancer. The experiences of both the Holt and Birsic families led to the NPF being the only organization dedicated to all […]

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Member Highlight: Pancreatic Cancer Spain

Pancreatic Cancer Spain was founded in 2014 as a chapter of GEPAC, the Spanish Cancer Patients Group. Its mission is to ensure that pancreatic cancer patients have timely and affordable access to the best treatment and care available, to improve early diagnosis and to improve the quality of life for all those affected by pancreatic […]

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Member Highlight: Operation Henry Trust

The Operation Henry Trust, based in England, was founded in 2001 by David Snelling, who wanted to do something to help pancreatic cancer patients after his father was diagnosed. Upon completing the Santiago de Compestela Walk across Spain to raise money to support patients, he started the charity to address what he saw as a […]

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Member Highlight: Associazione Nastro Viola

Associazione Nastro Viola (“Purple Ribbon” Charity) was founded in February 2015 by five people who lost family members to pancreatic cancer. None of the founding members had ever experienced a disease so devastating or seen their loved ones get sick and worsen so quickly (they survived from one to six months after diagnosis). They decided something had to […]

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Member Highlight: Pancreatic Cancer Network South Africa

Pancreatic Cancer Network South Africa was established in 2014 in honor of Founder Carla Bailey’s late mother and uncle, who both fought the disease bravely. She founded the organization to offer hope and support to those fighting pancreatic cancer. “Before our organization was established, no light was shed on this disease and we knew little […]