About Our Organization
About The Lustgarten Foundation
The Lustgarten Foundation is the nationís largest private supporter of pancreatic cancer research. Founded in 1998, the organization was named after Cablevision executive Marc Lustgarten, who died from the disease. The Lustgarten Foundation is dedicated to advancing the scientific and medical research related to pancreatic cancer, the nationís fourth leading cause of cancer deaths.The Lustgarten Foundation concentrates on stimulating the scientific community to conduct the research necessary to find early detection methods, better treatments and a cure for this disease. Toward this end, The Lustgarten Foundation has provided more than $120 million in support of promising pancreatic cancer research. The Foundation also provides free, accurate and up-to-date information to patients and caregivers. Learn more at www.lustgarten.org.