Pancreatic Cancer

Health: Thousands Expected At PurpleStride Philadelphia Supporting The Fight Against Pancreatic CancerThe fight against pancreatic cancer comes to Philadelphia this weekend, with thousands of people joining the battle at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park. November is Pancreatic cancer awareness month.
Health: Vitamin D Shows Promise For Local Patients Battling One Of the Deadliest CancersThe power of vitamin D. It's showing promise in helping local patients battle one of the deadliest cancers. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how it works.
Penn Medicine Doctor Co-Leads Nationwide Effort Against Pancreatic CancerStand Up To Cancer is an effort at several institutions around the country to find a cure or treatment for pancreatic cancer.
Former Philadelphia Public School Superintendent Remembered At Memorial ServiceHundreds of people gathered at Bright Hope Baptist Church in North Philadelphia on Sunday to honor Former Philadelphia Public School Superintendent Doctor Arlene Ackerman, who died in February of pancreatic cancer.
Former Philadelphia Public Schools Superintendent, Arlene Ackerman, Dies At 66Former Philadelphia schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman, who left abruptly a year and a half ago after clashing with local officials, has died, according to her son. She was 66.
Brilliance Not Age-Related Jack Andraka, at 14, began looking for a simple way to detect pancreatic cancer, motivated as I was by someone about whom he cared. It’s been successful in experiments but still needs validation.
Health Watch: Pancreatic Cancer Likely Claimed Life Of Steve Jobs, Promising Treatments On The Horizon In PhiladelphiaAlthough not confirmed, it's presumed Steve Jobs, Apple founder, died from complications of pancreatic cancer. It's one of the deadliest cancers. Most people die within a year of being diagnosed.