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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 Foundation24 hours ago
Make #GivingTuesday a weekly tradition! Please show your support of the Kosten Foundation by visiting www.kostenfoundation.com/make-a-donation. #KostenFDN
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Kosten Foundation added 2 new photos.3 days ago
It's National Dress Up Your Pet Day! Shoutout to Boomer and Lazy who dressed up in purple for the Kosten Foundation Purple Day last November. Pawesome job, guys!
Kosten Foundation
Kosten Foundation4 days ago
Due to inclement weather, today’s support group meeting has been canceled. Our next meeting will be Saturday, February 10.
Kosten Foundation
Kosten Foundation5 days ago
Due to inclement weather, tomorrow's support group meeting has been canceled. Our next meeting will be on February 10th.
Kosten Foundation
Kosten Foundation5 days ago
Join us tomorrow at 10AM for our monthly support group meeting. Open to all - patients, survivors, and the friends and family who support them at Cordova Public Library #KostenFDN #wagehope