Closing the Loop on Pancreatic Cancer

The Jack & Darlene Poole Foundation gives $3 million to VGH for pancreatic cancer care and research.

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Generous donations from private donors are directly leading to the development of a pancreatic cancer research program in BC.

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Nearly 600 British Columbians will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year.

Most patients have very advanced disease by the time they’re diagnosed.

Pancreatic cancer is mostly lethal; the overall survival is only 6%.

In 2012, this aggressive disease killed an estimated 4,300 people in Canada alone.

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