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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 over $1,500,000 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!

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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.


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Kosten Foundation1 day ago
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Kosten Foundation1 day ago
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Kosten Foundation3 days ago
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Kosten Foundation4 days ago
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