Advocacy

6 Articles

Hector Mendez and his daughter and son
Survivor Stories
November 15, 2022 • 3 Min

Advocating for My Husband has Made the Difference

Nora Mendez had to learn how to advocate for her husband Hector to get him the best possible treatment for stage IV pancreatic cancer.

Tommy Thompson on his bicycle at Purple Stride
Disease Management
November 10, 2022 • 3 Min

For Tommy Thompson, the Commitment to Pancreatic Cancer Research Is Personal

Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy G. Thompson is intimately familiar with all types of cancer. A skin cancer survivor whose wife, sister, and two daughters had breast cancer, Thompson says, “I feel like I have the big C on my back.” But it’s pancreatic cancer that has captured his full attention. “Pancreatic cancer is one of […]

pancreatic cancer patients Davi D'Agostino and Steven Merlin
Disease Management
January 4, 2022 • 4 Min

Steven Merlin and Davi D’Agostino Team Up to Help Others

Pancreatic cancer patient advocates Steven Merlin and Davi D’Agostino have joined to pool expertise and information for other patients.

logos of #PurpleOurWorld, Fondazione Nadia Valsecchi, John E. Sabga Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer
Disease Management
November 9, 2021 • 5 Min

International Advocacy Efforts Help Pancreatic Cancer Patients

#PurpleOur World, Fondazione Nadia Valsecchi, and The John E. Sabga Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer provide different types of advocacy for patients and caregivers from around the world.

logos of the Griffith Family Foundation, Rolfe Foundation, Scott Eli Jackson Foundation
Disease Management
April 13, 2021 • 5 Min

Advocacy Organizations Make a Difference

Learn more about advocacy organizations the Griffith Family Foundation, Rolfe Foundation, and Scott Eli Jackson Foundation., and how each helps pancreatic cancer patients and families.

World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition logo
Disease Management
October 29, 2020 • 3 Min

Meet the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition

The World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition shows there is power when advocacy groups join together for the cause: World Pancreatic Cancer Day.