When she was a child, Jaclyn Roberson was told that she could not run. “I literally had a medical note from the doctor that said that I was not able to run,” Jaclyn recalls. She had been diagnosed with a condition called Pulmonary Stenosis. Pulmonary Stenosis is a condition where there is a deformity of… 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.
In 2009, Sam and Dave Sherwood were in the process of moving to Colorado from Nebraska. Sam had not wanted to leave Nebraska, but something told her she had to return to Colorado. All of the signs seemed to point her in that direction. She quickly landed a wonderful job opportunity and the couple found… Read more »
Fabiola Epperly has been touched by Pancreatic Cancer more than once in her life. She knows first-hand the devastating impact the illness has on the lives of those it touches. In 2003, she sat by her former mother-in-law’s bedside as she took her last breaths after fighting pancreatic cancer for just four months. In an… Read more »
Lynn Ellis, a runner from Tacoma, Washington, will be toeing the line this fall at the Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon with the Project Purple team. It is commendable that Lynn has chosen to fundraise for a charity running team, but what is truly inspiring is how she has faced her own medical crisis. For… Read more »
Janet Glasgow was 57 when she first became ill. She had lost weight and began experiencing digestive problems. Those symptoms prompted Janet to seek medical care. The doctors initially seemed perplexed by what was causing Janet’s pain and discomfort. Eventually, CT scans revealed a devastating diagnosis. Janet had stage IV Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Janet started on… Read more »