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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 […]

J’s Run on WFMZ 69News in Allentown, PA

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Jennifer LoConte, president of J’s Run, and Laura Beaupre with Cancer Support Services at Lehigh Valley Health Network talk with WFMZ 69News in Allentown, PA during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month about the disease how J’s Run is helping in the fight. Click here or on the image below to view the video.

Fortney Foundation, Dr. Moser, and AFFPC in North Hills Monthly Magazine

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The following is an excerpt from an article entitled “Level of Expertise Sets Surgeons at Hand and UpperEx Center Apart” by Vannesa Orr from North Hills Monthly Magazine. The article discusses surgeons who include Marshall L. Balk, M.D., the husband of Karen Fortney Balk, who is the founder of the John F. Fortney Charitable Pancreatic Cancer Research […]