Entries by Craig McAnsh

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Member Profile: The Seena Magowitz Foundation

Roger Magowitz started the Seena Magowitz Foundation in 2002 to honor his mother, Seena Magowitz. Since then, the Foundation has raised over twelve million dollars for pancreatic cancer research. The $12 Million primarily has funded Pilot Studies and Phase 1 Studies that have led to over $150 Million in additional funding for expanded clinical trials. […]

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Member Profile: Purple Pansies

Purple Pansies team during their 2020 virtual gala event that raised over $1.2 million. Their motto for the gala was, “Cancer Doesn’t Stop and Neither Do We.” Purple Pansies was founded in 2009 following the death of Maria Fundora’s mother from pancreatic cancer. When Maria’s mother was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer and died […]

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Member Profile: Asociación Cáncer de Páncreas (ACANPAN)

For the fifth consecutive year, the Pancreatic Cancer Association (ACANPAN) and the Spanish Pancreatology Association (AESPANC) announce the Carmen Delgado / Miguel Pérez-Mateo Research Grants against pancreatic cancer. Asociación Cáncer de Páncreas is the first Spanish association dedicated exclusively to Pancreatic Cancer. ACANPAN was founded in January 2015 from the experience of two patients, Carmen […]

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Member Profile: LoveLove

Israeli team running to defeat Pancreatic Cancer. The Israeli Association for Pancreatic Cancer is a non-profit organization. The association was founded in August 2019, by a group of volunteers who have been exposed to pancreatic cancer, in various ways. Among them are family members of past and present patients — all mobilized to work together […]

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Member Profile: KEFI

The KEFI team at an event to raise cancer awareness.   The Athens Association of Cancer Patients “KEFI” was established in spring 2004 by cancer survivors who decided to dedicate their time and spirit to support cancer patients and their families. What’s in a name? Kefi (κέφι) in Greek means gusto or zeal; taking after […]

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Member Profile: Oltre la Ricerca

The Oltre la Ricerca Team Oltre la ricerca is a non profit organization founded in Rimini (northern Italy) in 2012 by Francesca Gabellini, after the loss of her husband Luca, affected by pancreatic cancer. Luca was 42 years old when he passed away, leaving a 6 month old son. Francesca experienced many issues during Lusa’s […]

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Member Profile: Northern Ireland Pancreatic Cancer (NIPanC )

August 2018 NIPanC launch at The Mater Hospital Belfast attended by Jamie Dornan Patron, James Dornan President & Jess Dornan Lynas   NIPanC was launched in 2018 by our patron, Jamie Dornan, who had himself lost his mother, Lorna, to the disease. The strength of NIPanC lies in it bringing together individuals who have suffered […]

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Member Profile: ELLOK

The Board of ELLOK and representatives of its member organizations met with the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos.   Hellenic Cancer Federation – ELLOK is an “umbrella” organization established in 2016 aiming to unite patients, their caregivers, healthcare professionals, cancer hospitals, politicians, the media and the public, towards the improvement of cancer care, […]