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Dr. Moser on PBS’s Second Opinion

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A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is devastating for the patient and his/her family. Often the cancer is caught when it is at an advanced stage, and survival rates are lower than many cancers. Peter Suess is more than 5 years out from his pancreatic cancer diagnosis, and his story of his ongoing treatment and survival […]

AFFPC Gives $165,000 to Support Pancreatic Cancer Research at BIDMC

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Leaders from the Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer (AFFPC) visited BIDMC in the fall to present a check for $165,000 to A. James Moser, MD (second from right), co-director of the BIDMC Pancreas and Liver Institute. The gift is used to fund the AFFPC clinical research fellow and other ongoing pancreatic cancer research at […]

AFFPC Reaches GuideStar Exchange Silver Participation Level

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AFFPC Reaches GuideStar Exchange Silver Participation Level as a Demonstration of its Commitment to Transparency PITTSBURGH, March 11, 2015 – The Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer today received the GuideStar Exchange Silver participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. This level […]

Collaboration Aims to Uncover First Ever Biomarker for Pancreatic Cancer

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BOSTON, April 7, 2015 – The search to discover and validate the first-ever clinical biomarker to diagnose and treat pancreatic cancer is at the foundation of a new, cross-sector collaboration. Berg, a biopharmaceutical company committed to uncovering health solutions through a data-driven, biological research approach; the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), […]

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: […]