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Pancreatic cancer patient Chris Joseph

Practicing Gratitude Every Day

The best thing Chris Joseph ever did was change oncologists. His new doctor did genetic testing on Chris’s tumor, for better treatment.

Dr. Bert Vogelstein, pancreatic cancer researcher

FDA Approves Pembrolizumab for Pancreatic Cancers with Mismatch Repair Deficiency

Support from the Lustgarten Foundation was critical to the success of the clinical trial that demonstrated the efficacy of pembrolizumab to the FDA. In addition to supporting the research, the Foundation has been encouraging and covering the cost for pancreatic cancer patients to receive mismatch repair deficiency (MMR) testing in an effort to increase enrollment…

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