Robert Duran

Robert Duran


Raised: $20,757

Goal: $25,000


Metastatic Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer - Again!

Nine years ago, I was diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is recognized as the king of all cancers because it is one of the most deadly with a five-year survival rate only 6% when I was diagnosed. Today, the five-year survival rate has almost doubled to 10% and much of that success can be attributed to the funds raised for Pancreatic Cancer research. Even so, a 10% survival rate is still way too low.

Since I was diagnosed, I fought and beat multiple recurrences of the cancer, so I'm a four-time (2014, 2017, 2019, 2021) Pancreatic cancer survivor.

Recently, CT scans showed the cancer metastasized to my liver, right lung and vertebrae.

I am asking for your help to take a moment and give from your heart to help find a cure and more effective treatments for this devastating disease. I've stepped up to Wage Hope at PurpleStride, as I do every year - since 2015.

Every dollar that you give ensures that the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network can continue working to improve outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients and their families. 

Thanks in advance,


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About PanCAN PurpleStride

Local action. Nationwide impact. This is PanCAN PurpleStride, the ultimate event to end pancreatic cancer.

On One Big Day, through 60 PurpleStride events taking place across the country, pancreatic cancer survivors, families, caregivers, researchers and supporters will join together and walk to honor everyone affected by the disease.

PurpleStride is the number one way PanCAN raises money to fight pancreatic cancer on all fronts — through research, clinical initiatives, patient services, advocacy and nationwide volunteer support. Learn more.