Tag: #chemotherapy

2017 Patient Financial Aid: Learn How we Helped

In 2017, Project Purple became the biggest provider of financial aid to pancreatic cancer patients in the United States. Thanks to all of our generous supporters, Project Purple provided $100,000 to people fighting pancreatic cancer.  Here is a look at how the 2017 Patient Financial Aid program helped those in need. 2017 Patient Financial Aid… Read more »

Jamie Sheahan Runs for Inspirational Cancer Fighter

There is family and there are friends, and then there are friends who are family. For Jamie Sheahan, Paul Andrew is one of those ‘family friends’ who has become family over the years. When Jamie found out Paul had pancreatic cancer, the accomplished distance runner knew she wanted to run a race in his honor. This… Read more »

Tania Aldaddah Seizes Opportunity to Run for Love

Tania Aldaddah was devastated when she learned her boyfriend’s mother, Carolyn Nolan, had pancreatic cancer. Over the four years Tania and Dan Nolan have been dating, she developed a very close relationship with his mom. Carolyn was a lively, active women who enjoyed traveling internationally with her husband, Michael. Carolyn’s April, 2016 pancreatic cancer diagnosis… Read more »

Exercise Like Your Life Depends On It

Treatments for cancer can be really tough physically and mentally. Nausea, pain and fatigue take a physical toll. Stress and fear can take an emotional toll on patients, as well. While resting and allowing the body to heal from the stress of treatment is important, adopting an exercise program can actually make patients feel better…. Read more »

How To Cope with Cancer: Ray Barbera Chose Humor

When Raymond ‘Ray’ Barbera and his son, Michael, speak, their similarly joyful sense of humor immediately puts you at ease. The conversation comes easily and it feels like you have known them for years. It is easy to tell they enjoy laughing and making others laugh. They share an infectious sense of humor.  The two… Read more »