Providing Unwavering Support to Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer

More patients will die from pancreatic cancer than breast cancer this year.


We help people learn about pancreatic cancer, warning signs, testing, self-care, and treatment options. There are risk factors you can affect.


We provide financial assistance to pancreatic cancer patients in need of either living expenses or a one-time unforeseen emergency.

Our chapters, volunteers, and founder provide community awareness, support, and fundraising for our assistance programs.

Our Mission

The National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation (NPCF) is a nonprofit organization that provides unwavering support to people touched by pancreatic cancer. We believe that awareness, education, research, and direct financial assistance help provide earlier diagnosis, patient security, and increased survival rates. It is our mission to provide support so that pancreatic cancer patients can focus on their treatment and their families.

Do You Know Someone Affected by Pancreatic Cancer?

Do you know someone in need of assistance?

Would YOU help us take a stand against pancreatic cancer?

The National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation is funded by donations only. Your donations enable us to provide unwavering support to those in need. Pancreatic cancer is a silent killer and many do not survive much past diagnosis. Testing and medical treatment is extremely expensive even with insurance. We want to provide support for both patients and their families.

"I was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic/liver cancer. It has been a difficult time for me, and my family. I am forever grateful for the financial support from NPCF. Your contribution has helped me and so many others, as I read the testimonials. Because of your support, I was able to keep a roof over my head, it helped me to concentrate on healing, and not having to worry about losing my home, my place to heal, what an awesome gift! Thank you for being a blessing to me, and may God bless you as you continue to bless others."

Cheryl Varner

"I Thank the Foundation very much, for the help and support you have truly been there for me. National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation has very compassionate and caring employees who talk and care about you. I had to start chemo again on Dec, 17th. This time, I have gotten scared, it’s going to be more intense. But I am not giving up and I know that I have the NPCF here for me.I love you all and may God Bless the people and donors for having a giving and caring heart. Thank you."

Valarie Batts

"I wanted to thank the NPCF for assisting me with my utility bills during my battle with Pancreatic cancer. I am currently going through chemotherapy at this time and it is taking a toll on my body. My wife is currently working but we are falling behind on our bills because we used to have two incomes coming into our family but now we have a single income coming in to make our payments. So a big thanks to the Cancer Foundation for assisting our family with our bills."

Ken Little Thunder

Nominate A Warrior

Share your story or nominate someone that pancreatic cancer has touched as a tribute. We want to honor you our your loved one as one of Our Warriors.

Sharing stories about how pancreatic cancer affects people's lives is powerful! Your stories help us to spread awareness about what patients and families go through.

Getting a pancreatic cancer diagnosis is difficult. Spreading awareness about the needs of patients and the need for better testing is so important.

Create a legacy after someone has passed.

Providing Unwavering Support for Pancreatic Cancer Patients Since 2009.

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Call 800-859-6723 to Donate Or Contact Us

We are committed to improving the lives of people impacted by pancreatic cancer.
By advancing research, building community, sharing knowledge, and advocating for patients we are making an impact.

Pancreatic Cancer Treatment: Know your options to advocate for your choices.

By NPCF | December 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Pancreatic Cancer Treatment: Know your options to advocate for your choices.

There are several traditional treatments for pancreatic cancer. These include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Learn more…

Exercise Oncology in Pancreatic Cancer: Introduction – Jared Heitzenrater

By NPCF | June 19, 2019

Exercise Oncology is growing rapidly with a large number of research articles about the important questions of the safety and efficacy of an exercise intervention to reduce treatment-related side effects, improve outcomes, increase treatment adherence, improve physical function, and so much more.

Chris Beat Cancer- 20 Questions for Your Oncologist

By NPCF | March 26, 2019

Chris Wark was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2003 and after surgery, he opted out of chemo and used nutrition and natural therapies to heal. He created a guide discussing 20 very valuable questions to ask your oncologist.

What is PEMF Therapy?

By NPCF | January 24, 2019

What is PEMF and how can it help patients with pancreatic cancer?

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