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Massachusetts

Thank you for visiting the Massachusetts Chapter page, and welcome to our community of volunteers dedicated to the support of patients with pancreatic disease. We invite you to join us at one or more of our local events in support of this cause. Please see below for upcoming activities in your area!

If you would like to become more involved and volunteer in your state, please contact your Chapter Chair (information below).

Chapter Chair
Diane Tonelli
EMAIL
Medical Director
Sunil Sheth, MD

 

PAST EVENTS

Strike-Out Pancreatic Disease!

Date: November 14, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Venue: Kings Dedham Bowling,
600 Legacy  Pl, Dedham, MA 02026

PancreasBowl is the National Pancreas Foundation’s signature national fundraiser. Patients, family members, caregivers, and medical professionals across America come together to have fun and raise money to support the National Pancreas Foundation. Fundraising teams collect donations and then celebrate their success by attending a local bowling party. To register or sponsor a participant, please CLICK HERE.
 

 

Falmouth Road Race

Date: August 15, 2021

The Falmouth Road Race was established in 1973 and has become one of the premier running events of the summer season. Each year the race draws an international field of Olympians, elite, and recreational runners out to enjoy the iconic 7-mile seaside course. The nonprofit Falmouth Road Race organization is committed to promoting health and fitness through community programs and philanthropic giving.To support the 10 MA runners, running on behalf of NPF, please visit the event page!
 

 

Strike-Out Pancreatic Disease!

Date: November 3, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Venue: Bowlero Shrewsbury
405 Boston Turnpike, Route 9
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Join the NPF for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!The cost is $40 per person. To register or sponsor a participant, please CLICK HERE.

 

 

 

 

Party for a Cure – Boston

Date: November 13, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Venue: Harvard Club, 374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

For tickets and sponsorship information, please CLICK HERE.

 

Please join UMass Memorial for: “Living With Pancreatic Cancer: Diagnosis, Treatment and Support” on November 13th.

Date: November 13, 2019
Time: 7:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus Albert Sherman Center, Sherman Auditorium 1st Floor 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA

To view the recording, please CLICK HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chapter Patient Education Series

Date: May 22, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00PM
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus Albert Sherman Center, Sherman Auditorium 1st Floor 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA

Experts from UMass Memorial and the NPF will be on hand to share important information and answer your questions about pancreatitis. Topics include:
*Empowering the Pancreas
*Impact of Pain Meds
*Feeding the Pancreas
*Patient Perspective

Register at www.umassmemorial.org/PEPtalk5 or call 855-UMASS-MD to reserve your spot today! Complimentary valet parking available
 

 

 

Educational Events

PEP TALK 3 – Living With Chronic Pancreatitis

To view an archive of this event, please CLICK HERE

PEP TALK 4 – What’s Eating You?

To view an archive of this event, please CLICK HERE
 
 

Media

Co-Founder Jane Holt discusses NPF Centers in the Boston area and the strides we are making in the treatment of pancreatic diseases.

 

NPF Centers

NPF Centers focus on multidisciplinary treatment of pancreatitis by treating the “whole patient” with a focus on the best possible outcomes and improved quality of life. To view more information on the criteria to be an approved NPF Center, please click here.

Treatment Centers located in this state are:

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Pancreatic Cancer Program
330 Brookline Avenue, Shapiro 9 East Campus
Boston, MA  02215
1-877-PANCLIV
 
Boston Children’s Hospital – Harvard Medical School
300 Longwood Avenue, Hunnewell Ground
Boston, MA 02115
617-355-6058
 
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
800-BWH-9999
 
Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
877-644-3636
 
UMass Memorial Medical Center
University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
855-862-7763
 

Photo Gallery of Past Events


Party for a Cure 2017

Strike Out Pancreatic Disease! May 3, 2015

Roaring 20s Ball November 13, 2014