Entries by Mia Cole

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Member Profile: Pancreatic Cancer Asociation In Spain

The Cities Race against Pancreatic Cancer is a fundraiser for Pancreatic Cancer Asociation in Spain. Pancreatic Cancer Asociation in Spain began in January 2015 in memory of the late Carmen Delgado and Olga Lamarca, both of whom battled pancreatic cancer. It is the first Spanish and Hispanic-speaking association exclusively dedicated to this disease. All the […]

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Member Profile: Nadia Valsecchi Foundation

Nadia Valsecchi Foundation in Italy was established in 2015. Pictured: A fundraiser event. Nadia Valsecchi Foundation is an Italian organization established in 2015 by the Valsecchi family in memory of Nadia, who lost her battle against pancreatic cancer in 2013. The first mission of the foundation is to support research by establishing scholarships for young […]

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Pancreatic Cancer Coalition Collaborates to Combat World’s Toughest Cancer

If you look up collaboration in the dictionary, this is what you’ll get: col·lab·o·ra·tion noun 1. the action of working with someone to produce or create something. If you add the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition’s (WPCC) commitment to fighting pancreatic cancer on a worldwide level to this definition of “collaboration,” this is what you’ll get: WPCC col·lab·o·ra·tion […]

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Member Profile: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Founded in 1999, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) is dedicated to fighting the world’s toughest cancer. In our urgent mission to save lives, we attack pancreatic cancer on all fronts: research, clinical initiatives, patient services and advocacy. Our effort is amplified by a nationwide network of grassroots support. We are determined to improve patient […]

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Member Profile: Pancreatic Cancer Action

Pancreatic Cancer Action is a UK charity whose aim is to save lives by focusing on improving early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. The charity was set up by a pancreatic cancer survivor, Ali Stunt, three years after her diagnosis in 2007.  Having been involved in setting up the very first UK Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Week […]

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Member Profile: Pancreaskreft Nettverk Norge

Pancreaskreft Nettverk Norge (Norway) was established just over a year ago, following an initiative to arrange a seminar on World Pancreatic Cancer Day (WPCD) 2016. The network was a joint initiative by healthcare personnel, patients and their relatives following informal discussions about why so little is done to support pancreatic cancer patients in Norway. Today, […]

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Member Profile: EuropaColon

EuropaColon was launched in 2004 by Jola Gore Booth, who responded to a call to support colorectal cancer patients outside of the United Kingdom. For the next 10 years, the organization grew across Europe and established a reputation for commitment and dedication to the interests and needs of these patients. EuropaColon has now established or […]

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Member Profile: JCM Foundation

Joseph C. Monastra passed away April 4, 2002, only four short weeks after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  In honor of Monastra’s memory, his family established the Joseph C. Monastra (JCM) Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization. The mission of the JCM Foundation is to engage in charitable, educational and scientific […]

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Global Meeting Generates Progress, Unity and Inspiration

Montreal, Canada welcomed more than 80 attendees from more than 20 countries to the second annual World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition (WPCC) meeting May 2 – 5, 2017. “The energy, momentum and enthusiasm at this year’s meeting was extremely exciting and inspiring for all of us,” said Julie Fleshman, JD, MBA, Chair of the WPCC and […]