In just 12 days Project Purple will return to the Windy City to turn the streets purple at the Chicago Marathon! Our team of runners seeks to create a world without pancreatic cancer. While the thought of training to run 26.2 miles even once seems incredibly daunting for many, several of our Chicago Marathon runners… Read more »
My Name is Tonia Smith. As a survivor, I feel compelled to take action that will make a difference in the lives of Pancreatic Cancer patients and their families. Project Purple is an organization which will allow me to combine my passion for running with my passion for Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy.
The countdown to the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon is on! In just over 2 weeks, 45,000 runners will take to the streets of Chicago to run one of the world’s most prestigious and exciting marathons. Project Purple will be representing once again in Chicago, with a team of more than 70 runners. Many… Read more »
Brooke Goodman never had the opportunity to meet Frank Citera. In the years since he passed away from pancreatic cancer, Frank has become a figure of somewhat mythic proportions in Brooke’s life. For the past three years, she has been dating Frank’s son, Joe, and she has seen firsthand how pancreatic cancer has devastated the… Read more »
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 »
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 »