Robert Caruano

Robert Caruano


Raised: $170

Goal: $2,500

Welcome to our PanCAN PurpleStride Fundraising Page!

Hi there!

It's been one year since Rob's diagnosis with pancreatic cancer. While the past year was certainly challenging for both of us, we couldn't be more thankful that Rob was able to have a successful surgery to remove the tumor and we made it through 6 months of post-surgery chemo to do everything possible to prevent the cancer from returning. 

Only 12% of people live for 5 years after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. We have every reason to believe that Rob will be one of them, but most people aren't so fortunate -- typically being diagnosed too late for surgery or to benefit from treatment. There is an urgent need to improve early detection and for more treatment options.

That's why we're taking steps to end pancreatic cancer at PanCAN PurpleStride NYC on Saturday, April 29.

We want to make the biggest impact on the lives of pancreatic cancer patients & need your help to do that!

PanCAN PurpleStride is the number one way PanCAN raises money to fund vital research that can bring new treatment options to patients, and gives them free, personalized one-to-one support through PanCAN Patient Services.

The more money we raise, the bigger impact we make – and would appreciate a gift of any size at all to help us get there. 

We also welcome you to join our team and be with us in person at PanCAN PurpleStride NYC. Just click the Register button at the top of this page and follow a few easy steps to get set up. Anyone who registers and raises $50 will receive an official PanCAN PurpleStride 2023 T-shirt. 


Thank you for your support!


Rob & Peter



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About PanCAN PurpleStride

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

On Saturday, April 27, 2024, at nearly 60 events 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 PanCAN's signature community celebration, raising money to fight pancreatic cancer on all fronts — through research, clinical initiatives, patient services, advocacy and nationwide volunteer support. Learn more.