National Pancreas Foundation Mission

The National Pancreas Foundation provides hope for those suffering from pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer through funding cutting edge research, advocating for new and better therapies, and providing support and education for patients, caregivers, and health care professionals.

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Physician Programs

Research Grants

Research Grants

NPF raises and directs funds to support exemplary research projects in the field of pancreas disease

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Fellows Symposium

Fellows Symposium

A three-day symposium pairing together world class physicians and scientists with medical fellows.

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Medical Education

Medical Education

Medical provider educational information and opportunities

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National Patient Registry

National Patient Registry

Institutional participation in the National Patient Registry

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Upcoming Events

Strike Out Pancreatic Disease – FL @ Vero Bowl Lanes & Lounge
Oct 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Join the National Pancreas Foundation’s Florida State Chapter on Saturday, October 21, 2017 for an afternoon of bowling for a great cause!

Time: 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM 
Vero Bowl Lanes & Lounge
Majestic Plaza, 929 14th Ln, Vero Beach, FL 32960
(772) 299- PINS (7467)

Your $25 donation includes two games of bowling, shoes, light food, and refreshments.

We’ll have teams spread out across all lanes, with each team “bowling for research dollars”. If you want to participate and don’t have a team, we’ll find one for you!


To register or donate, please CLICK HERE. 

We look forward to seeing you on October 21st!

Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the NPF for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!

The cost is $40 per person. There will be food, raffle items, and a host of other on-site games to help raise money for a cure. If you have any questions please contact Massachusetts Chapter Chair, Diane Tonelli at .

To purchase tickets or make a donation please visit the event page.

Advances in Therapy for Chronic Pancreatitis @ Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Building
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Join the Texas State Chapter of the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) for a Patient and Care-giver Education Event. The event is designed to enable pancreatitis patient communities to learn more about new advances and therapies; the NPF National Registry and other NPF programs and activities both local and national. To register, CLICK HERE.

The PA Good Cause Pour @ The Capital Grille - Pittsburgh
Nov 2 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Join the The National Pancreas Foundation on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at The Capital Grille, as we raise awareness and hope for people suffering from pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.

There will be appetizers, a wine tasting, a live silent auction, and a raffle. Tickets are $150 per person. Space is limited to first 100 people.

To buy tickets and donate, please CLICK HERE. 

Paint Nite – National Capital Region @ My Thai
Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us as we raise glasses and funds for this worthy cause! When you buy a ticket to this event, $15 will be donated to the NPF. To date, Paint Nite has helped raise over $3.5 million for those in need with lively creative events that feel more fun than philanthropic.

Feel good about giving as our local artist guides you and your friends through two hours of painting, drinking, and laughing ‘til your cheeks hurt. The best part? You don’t have to be an artist to have an amazing time!

To register, please CLICK HERE.

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Patient and Supporter Stories

Falmouth Road Race 2017 – Diane’s Story
3 October 2017

I’m excited to say this year’s NPF team running the Falmouth Road Race was a success. This year, our first year, our team of 6 NPF runners and 7 ‘team support’ runners raised over $15,730. Having a team running for NPF has been a dream of mine since 2006. Back a year or two before …

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A Cross-country Victory Ride…and Spreading Awareness Along the Way
14 September 2017

My husband Anthony Guido, was diagnosed with pancreatic adenocarcinoma, 17 months ago at stage III, where doctors found a mass in the head of his pancreas. Through his treatment he’s had 12 rounds of Folfirinox under the care of wonderful doctors and nurses at Dana-Farber (Boston) from June thru December of 2016, and had a …

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Brotherly Love In a Race to Find a Cure
28 July 2017

My name is Anthony and I am the brother of someone who suffers from chronic pancreatitis. After his first hospital visit in 2003, my brother Allan continued to suffer from chronic pancreatitis attacks throughout his years at university, which extended his time in school a couple years longer than planned. After moving to San Diego …

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