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Herb Kosten

About Herb Kosten

Kosten Foundation Overview

The Kosten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research was founded in 2003 by the family of Herb Kosten after his death due to pancreatic cancer. Kosten’s family sought to improve community support, awareness, and funding for pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest known cancers. The organization has raised nearly $2,000,000 for pancreatic cancer research.

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The mission of Kosten foundation is four-fold:

  • To establish support and a forum for communication amongst those afflicted with pancreatic cancer via support group meetings and this website.
  • To assist with the training of future pancreatic surgeons.

  • To provide funding for a yearly Memphis public lecture on pancreatic cancer delivered by a nationally and/or internationally renowned expert on the disease.
  • To provide funding for clinical and basic research toward improving outcomes of those afflicted with pancreatic cancer.

Contact The Kosten Foundation

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us!

Make A Donation

Your donation funds our research, support group, symposium series and other valuable projects in our efforts to end pancreatic cancer and to support those touched by the disease.

6060 Poplar Avenue, Suite 140
Memphis, TN 38119

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Kosten Foundation2 days ago
Whoever said multi-tasking wasn't easy didn't know about the Kosten Foundation! Donate and purchase your Holiday Hams for your Holiday celebrations through our @Kroger Community Rewards and the Kosten Foundation partnership. Enroll now: https://www.kroger.com/account/enrollCommunityRewardsNow
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Kosten Foundation3 days ago
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Kosten Foundation4 days ago
Help us reach our goal: $10,000 by year-end. https://www.facebook.com/KostenFoundation/fundraisers
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Kosten Foundation4 days ago
Opportunities to sponsor the 2019 #KickIt5k are available. Contact us to learn more: http://kostenfoundation.com/contact-us
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Kosten Foundation5 days ago
Congratulations to Dr. Subhash Chauhan for being recognized internationally by The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute and The Gujarat Cancer Society with the 2018 “Shri R. J. Kinarivala Research Award.” We are honored to partner with Dr. Chauhan and the remarkable team of researchers at University of Tennessee Health Science Center and we are sincerely grateful for their valuable contributions to cancer research and their persistent dedication to finding a cure for pancreatic cancer.

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