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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!

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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.

6060 Poplar Avenue, Suite 140
Memphis, TN 38119
901-606-5330

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Kosten Foundation9 hours ago
Co-winner of the MVP Award in the 1978 Super Bowl and Dallas Cowboy Harvey Martin died of Pancreatic Cancer in 2001. #FacingPancreaticCancer
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THANK YOU to our supporters, friends, family, volunteers and the entire Memphis community for another successful Kosten Foundation Purple Day! Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month isn't over- you can still join in on the purple fun! #PurpleForKosten #WPCD #WageHope
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Kosten Foundation16 hours ago
We are honored by the City of Germantown, Tennessee Government support in bringing awareness to Pancreatic Cancer. Thank you Mayor Palazzolo for proclaiming November as "Kosten Foundation Purple Month for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness"! #PurpleForKosten #WPCD #KostenFDN www.kostenfoundation.com
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Kosten Foundation16 hours ago
Today we are lighting up #PurpleForKosten! Check out the Hernando de Soto Bridge, Big River Crossing, Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Children's Museum of Memphis, Memphis Botanic Garden, and Tennessee Governor and State Capitol Buildings as they light up for #WPCD day.
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Kosten Foundation17 hours ago
Shelby County Schools - SCS Grahamwood Elementary is wearing purple today to show their support for #WPCD and #PurpleForKosten! This shot is from Guidance Counselor Mrs. Henderson and her crew! Thank you!

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