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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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Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Videos

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

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Start off the new year by making a difference! Create a fundraiser on your Facebook account to support the Kosten Foundation and your loved ones. https://www.facebook.com/fund/KostenFoundation/
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#FF to when cancer survivor Kathryn Craig, her husband Tom, and Dr Stephen Behrman talked about why it`s important for everyone in the family to have somewhere to turn for help with Alex Coleman and Corie Venture on Live at 9. https://bit.ly/2SFyFmY
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Resources available to cancer families
Cancer survivor Kathryn Craig, her husband Tom and Dr Stephen Behrman talk about why it`s important for everyone in the family to have somewhere to turn for ...
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We can never fully express our thanks to our wonderful Kick It 5K volunteers. Learn more about this year's event at www.kostenfoundation.com #ThankfulThursday
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Pancreatic cancer clinical trials are necessary to determine whether new treatments developed in the laboratory are beneficial to people living with pancreatic cancer. Learn more at www.kostenfoundation.com #WellnessWednesday #PancreaticCancerClinicalTrialAwarenessMonth
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Baby it's cold outside! Warm up from the cold temperatures with this butternut squash soup recipe. #NationalSoupMonth https://bit.ly/2SEdXDS

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