PurpleStride, the walk to end pancreatic cancer, is one of the largest sources of funding for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Your action funds vital initiatives that make a direct impact on the lives of thousands of patients and families affected by this disease. Here’s a glimpse of your impact in action:
The five-year pancreatic cancer survival rate has reached double digits and is now 10 percent.
93 percent of our respondents told us they felt more knowledgeable after speaking with a Patient Central Associate.
More than 1,900 patients are making more informed treatment decisions because of their enrollment in our personalized medicine service, Know Your Tumor®.
Since the organization's founding in 1999, National Cancer Institute funding for pancreatic cancer has increased 800 percent.
Our thousands of volunteers have inspired more than 1 million people nationwide to take action and raise awareness and funding for pancreatic cancer research.
Patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals have called upon our organization more than 234,700 times for support.