Don’t forget to mark this month as National Cancer Research Month! The NPF is proud to support research in the field of pancreas cancer. We hope that the near future holds improvements in both early detection and treatment options.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NPF Awards 300,000 Dollars to Research Bethesda, MD – May 1, 2014 – The National Pancreas Foundation (NPF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding cutting edge research, advocating for new and better therapies, and providing support and education for those impacted by pancreatic disease, announced today that it has awarded $300,000 in… Read More »The National Pancreas Foundation Announces 2014 Research Grant Recipients
Defense Health Program Pancreatitis Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2014 The Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) Defense Appropriations Act provides $200 million to the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP). The vision of the PRMRP is to improve the health and well-being of all military service members, veterans, and beneficiaries. The PRMRP challenges… Read More »Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (Pancreatitis)
Defense Health Program Pancreatic Cancer Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2014 The Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) Defense Appropriations Act provides $25 million (M) to the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) to support innovative, high-impact cancer research. This program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) through… Read More »Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (Pancreatic Cancer)
24th Annual Public Policy Forum Hosted by the Digestive Diseases National Coalition (DDNC) March 2 – 3, 2014 in Washington, DC Dear National Pancreas Foundation Supporter, We are inviting you to participate in the 24th annual Public Policy Forum hosted by the Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC). DDNC is the premier digestive disease advocacy… Read More »Be An Advocate!
Experimental Vaccines May Extend Life With Pancreatic Cancer Treatment is less toxic than chemotherapy, researchers find By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) —- Patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly malignancies, may live a little longer when treated with two therapeutic vaccines, new research suggests. In a… Read More »Vaccine Advances in Pancreatic Cancer
Doug Fearon Researchers have identified how the ‘wall’ around cancer tumours functions and how to break it down, enabling the body’s own defences to reach and kill the cancer cells within. By enabling the body to use its own defences to attack cancer, this approach has the potential to greatly improve treatment of solid tumours… Read More »Breaking down cancer’s defence mechanisms