Easing the Pain of Chronic Pancreatitis

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Patients with chronic pancreatitis often face severe, unrelenting pain with little or no relief. There is no cure for this progressive disease but a new surgical treatment offered at Dartmouth-Hitchcock offers hope to patients like Jennifer Bowen, who once thought a normal life would never be possible.  To view Jennifer’s story, please visit here.   …

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Hackensack Symposium Explores Sharp Rise in Cases of Pancreas Cancer

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The inaugural event for the New Jersey Chapter of the National Pancreas Foundation was held this past weekend at the John Theurer Cancer Center.  The Dr. John M. Totaro Pancreas Cancer Symposium brought together numerous experts to discuss topics ranging from advanced screening of pancreas cancer to palliative care and nutrition. John M. Totaro III, for …

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May is National Cancer Research Month

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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.

The National Pancreas Foundation Announces 2014 Research Grant Recipients

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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 …

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Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (Pancreatitis)

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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 …

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