November is pancreatic cancer awareness month. Pancreatic cancer has the highest mortality rate of all major cancers, and in 2020 it is estimated that 57,600 Americans will be diagnosed with the disease. C3 is helping patients during the time of uncertainty. Continue reading below to learn more about pancreatic cancer and what you can do to bring awareness to this disease in November.
HELP US SHINE A LIGHT ON PANCREATIC CANCER THIS NOVEMBER!
Purple Awareness RibbonNovember is a month of empowerment, education and inspiration for communities far and wide who have been touched by pancreatic cancer. It is our opportunity to shine a light on this disease, to elevate our voices to raise awareness and invite others to answer our call-to-action. It is a time to educate the world by sharing our stories, raise money for research and let patients know that we will never give up.
This month we’re sharing a variety of ways that you can get involved. With your help we can drive research towards a cure while we continue to provide vital resources for patients and families. To inspire you to take action we’re sharing survivor & tribute stories, providing easy ways to fundraise and have some great World Pancreatic Cancer Day events. Join us today & shine a light on pancreatic cancer!
PANCREATIC CANCER FACTS
Early detection helps save lives. Learn & share the facts, symptoms and risk factor of pancreatic, it can help with early detection, motivate healthy life choices and provide guidance on when to seek genetic counseling. Every day, more than 1,257 people worldwide will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and while death rates are declining for many other cancers, death rates are increasing for pancreatic cancer. Our educational resources can help you take steps to prevent this disease, seek medical interventions and educate family and friends who may be at risk.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Show your support this November with Celebrate, Participate and Dedicate! Each word represents a call-to action that you can answer. Join us for a virtual event, create a fundraiser or donate, share your story and get inspired by our incredible community.
Sharing your commitment to help raise awareness & fight for a cure is the first step. It’s the Hirshberg Foundation’s heartfelt promise to never give up in this fight against this disease, and together, we can fulfill that promise.