As the national leader in the fight against pancreatic cancer, we have a bold goal to double the pancreatic cancer survival rate by 2020. The five-year survival rate lingers at just 6% and, in a recent report published by our organization, projections indicate that by 2020, pancreatic cancer will move from the nation's fourth to the second leading cause of cancer death.
Now more than ever, we must work harder and faster to grow our community of scientists, increase annual federal research dollars, enroll more patients in clinical trials and increase national awareness by attracting more volunteers and participants to our events.
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