Dr. Edna "Eti" Cukierman Investiture – Fox Chase Cancer Center and Greenberg Pancreatic Cancer Institute

Celebrating Dr. Edna ‘Eti’ Cukierman’s Investiture at Fox Chase Cancer Center

Honoring Dr. Edna ‘Eti’ Cukierman’s investiture as Endowed Chair Holder at Fox Chase Cancer Center, a beacon of hope in pancreatic cancer research.

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St. Luke's Upper Bucks Campus Cancer Center

St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Cancer Center Redefines Patient-Centric Care in 2024

Last December, the Pancreatic Cancer Cure Foundation visited St. Luke’s Upper Bucks Campus Cancer Center in Quakertown, gaining insights into how their donations have impacted the patient experience and receiving a tour of the newly-constructed cancer center.

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13% 5-year Survival Rate

5-Year Survival Rate Increases to 13%

The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Facts & Figures 2024 report reveals an encouraging trend in the fight against pancreatic cancer. The five-year survival rate has now risen to 13%.

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Fox Chase Together Facing Pancreatic Cancer

2023 Fox Chase Cancer Center – Together Facing Pancreatic Cancer

In a poignant gathering at Fox Chase Cancer Center on November 16, 2023, the Pancreatic Cancer Cure Foundation (PCCF) participated in the "Together Facing Pancreatic Cancer" workshop. The event featured Nick Pifani, a remarkable 6-year pancreatic cancer survivor, sharing his journey that began at Fox Chase, highlighting the center’s cutting-edge research and compassionate oncology team. The evening concluded with a moving PurpleLight ceremony, where participants illuminated purple glow sticks in remembrance of those lost to this devastating disease.

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2023 SKCC Pancreatic Cancer Symposium

This annual gathering serves as a spiritual retreat for us, reigniting our commitment to raising funds for research and patient support. The event is more than a symposium; it’s a cherished family reunion, connecting us with survivors and their journeys, from the initial stages of their battle to a decade or more into survivorship. We share highlights from insightful presentations, focusing on research updates and a deeper understanding of the patient experience.

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Fox Chase Cancer Center - Greenberg Pancreatic Cancer Institute - 2023 Lab Update

Curiosity and Observation: Fox Chase Cancer Center Making Great Discoveries in Pancreatic Cancer

In a recent visit to Fox Chase Cancer Center, the Pancreatic Cancer Cure Foundation (PCCF) donated $30,000 to the Greenberg Pancreatic Cancer Institute. Beyond financial support, the visit showcased PCCF’s commitment to inspiring groundbreaking research, aligning with Fox Chase’s close-knit, nimble multidisciplinary team. Fox Chase’s Dr. Edna Cukierman highlights the role of curiosity in research breakthroughs, underlining how PCCF’s contributions empower exploration. This collaboration signifies more than financial aid; it represents a shared dedication to propelling pancreatic cancer research forward.

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Jefferson Health - Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - 2023 Lab Update

A Glimpse into the Future of Pancreatic Cancer Research at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

The Pancreatic Cancer Cure Foundation recently visited the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health to receive updates on the utilization of PCCF’s funds by the research team and patient support program. Commencing with a celebration of Jean Loggia’s decade-long cancer-free journey, the visit culminated in the proud distribution of $36,000, made possible by the generosity of donors, participants, and sponsors, marking a significant contribution to the ongoing fight against pancreatic cancer.

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Pancreatic Cancer 5-year Survival Rate

5-Year Survival Rate Increases to 12%

The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Facts & Figures 2023 report reveals an encouraging trend in the fight against pancreatic cancer. The five-year survival rate has now risen to 12%.

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2022 Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Jefferson Health Pancreatic Cancer Symposium

2022 SKCC Pancreatic Cancer Symposium – Breakthroughs in Pancreatic Cancer

The Pancreatic Cancer Cure Foundation recently attended the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Pancreatic Cancer Symposium at Jefferson Health, a day dedicated to celebrating survivors and recognizing the dedication of researchers and clinicians. Witnessing survivor stories and impactful research presentations, we gained a renewed sense of enthusiasm, highlighting the crucial impact of our supporters’ donations in improving the future outlook of pancreatic cancer.

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Silver Seal of Transparency

PCCF Earns Silver Seal of Transparency with Candid

Pancreatic Cancer Cure Foundation Inc. (PCCF) is a silver-level GuideStar participant, demonstrating its commitment to transparency. 

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