The Lustgarten Foundation

  • NY


1111 Stewart Avenue
United States

About Us

The mission of The Lustgarten Foundation is to advance the scientific and medical research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of pancreatic cancer by:

-Increasing funding and support of research into the biological mechanisms and clinical strategies related to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer of the gastrointestinal tract with primary emphasis on adenocarcinoma of the pancreas;

-Facilitating and enhancing the dialog among members of the medical and scientific communities about basic and clinical research efforts that relate to pancreatic cancer;

-Advocating an increase in the annual budget of the National Cancer Institute with emphasis on research related to pancreatic cancer; and

-Heightening the public's awareness of pancreatic cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention and providing informational support for pancreatic cancer patients, their families, and friends.