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BIDMC Receives $100,000 to Support Pancreatic Cancer Research

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BOSTON – The Institute for Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), led by A. James Moser, MD, FACS, will benefit from a $100,000 grant from the Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer (AFFPC). Gift will help efforts to advance quality of life and personalized care for patients Read the full article […]

Dr. Moser on the Maximum Health Radio Show with Dr. Ken Grey

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If you are interested in learning about pancreatic cancer treatment and particularly a much needed interdisciplinary approach, listen to this podcast with Dr. James Moser. Dr. Moser talks with Dr. Ken Grey, host of the Maximum Health radio show, about his work, the AFFPC and our upcoming event.

AFFPC Joins Digestive Disease National Coalition

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The Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer is proud to announce that we are a member of the Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC). The DDNC is an advocacy organization comprised of the major national voluntary and professional societies concerned with digestive diseases. The DDNC focuses on improving public policy related to digestive diseases and increasing […]

Cathy Griffith of the Griffith Foundation Talks to WTAJ-TV

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Cathy Griffith spoke with the local news about the Greg and Cathy Griffith Family Foundation’s upcoming event, Griff’s Run and Gun, and the performance of Erin Willett singer, songwriter and runner up on season 2 of NBC’s The Voice. Watch the video by clicking here or click on the image below.

The Altoona Mirror on 4th Annual Griff’s Run and Gun

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The Greg and Cathy Griffith Foundation held their fourth annual event on July 26, 27 and 28, which included a dinner and silent auction with a performance from Erin Willett of NBC’s The Voice, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, and a golf tournament. Here’s what the local newspaper, The Altoona Mirror, had to say about the event: […]

Dr. Moser Performs Boston Area’s First Robot-Assisted Pancreatectomy

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Dr. A James Moser and Dr. Mark Callery recently performed a robot-assisted pancreatectomy at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The state-of-the-art surgery was the first in the Boston area. The video below shows Dr. Moser speaking briefly about the procedure and shows the procedure being performed (If you’re a little squeamish, you may not want […]

Jack Andraka at the White House

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Jack Andraka, the teen prodigy who won first prize at the 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his early-detection test for pancreatic cancer, was a guest at the White House for the recent State of the Union address. Jack was one of Michelle Obama’s invited guests and sat in the First Lady’s box right […]

Mellie’s Mission in the Herald Standard, Uniontown, PA

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Mellie’s Mission, and their event, was featured in the Herald-Standard in an article entitled “Mellie’s Mission to host event to raise money for pancreatic cancer research”. Here is an excerpt: Most recently, Mellie’s Mission joined forces with other families to form the “Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer.” It is the goal of the organization […]