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. Our near-term goals are seeking more rapid discovery of innovative treatments and easy methods of early detection that will extend patient quality of life.

Of course, the long-term mission is prevention and a cure. The Foundation places a strong emphasis on public awareness and the power of knowledge that intends to increase the average 5-year+ survival beyond the existing 10%. The Foundation is proud to belong to the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition. It believes that unity and collaboration in the fight is the way to defeat this deadly disease.