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The Lustgarten Foundation Awards Six Research Centers With Pancreatic Cancer Research Funding
Date:6/23/2009

rch Center; Alison Klein, Johns Hopkins University; Chandan Kumar, University of Michigan Medical School; Joshua Mendell, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Thomas D. Schmittgen, Ohio State University; Jeffrey Settleman, Massachusetts General Hospital; and Bert Vogelstein, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

About The Lustgarten Foundation

Pancreatic cancer is the fourth-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. More than 34,000 people die from it each year. Of those diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, five percent survive five years and most with advanced cancer die within a year.

The Lustgarten Foundation is America's largest private foundation working solely on pancreatic cancer research. The Foundation has provided $22 million to more than 110 research projects. To learn more, visit www.lustgarten.org.


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