About Our Foundations

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Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation


Our Mission


Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation's mission is to provide personal support to those affected by pancreatic cancer through tailored resources, connections and education, and funding for early detection research.




Our Vision

To live in a world without pancreatic cancer.



Our Goals
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Inspire confident, speed-to-action decisions to best navigate the path of pancreatic cancer.

We provide tailored education on treatment options, connections to the right doctors and resources, and ongoing support for patients, survivors and their loved ones.

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Advance the development of early detection.


We support research that works to develop a diagnostic test for pancreatic cancer in its earliest stage, when it's most treatable.

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Fund medical research at leading clinical and academic centers.


We raise money for top-tier research institutions to attract more scientists dedicated to pancreatic cancer research focusing on early detection.

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Lustgarten Foundation
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The Lustgarten Foundation is the largest private funder of the world's preeminent pancreatic cancer researchers.


To date, we have funded more than $225 million in research grants and been a leading force in every major advancement in pancreatic cancer research.

Progress is paramount. We drive bold, innovative research with the singular mission: transforming pancreatic cancer into a curable disease.

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