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Buy A Bike and Fight Pancreatic Cancer in November with the Kosten Foundation and All About Bikes

Buy a bike in November and All About Bikes will donate $20 to fight Pancreatic Cancer.

Memphis, Tenn., October 24, 2018 – Memphis-based nonprofit Kosten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research and Support and All About Bikes invite the community to join in the fight against the third most deadly cancer during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month this November. For every bike purchased at All About Bikes on 621 S. Mendenhall Road in Memphis, Tennessee, $20 will be donated to the Kosten Foundation.

“We are incredibly thankful to Tommy James and the team at All About Bikes for supporting us during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month by donating $20 of each new bike purchased in November to the Kosten Foundation,” says Alan Kosten, Chairman of the Herb Kosten Pancreatic Cancer Charitable Fund. “We remain steadfast in our commitment to finding a cure for this terrible disease and we encourage you to participate and join us during our many initiatives coming up this month as we fight together as a community.”

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Pancreatic Cancer Patients Meet Pancreatic Cancer Researchers at Kosten Foundation and UTHSC Purple Night

Over 150 attendees learned firsthand about the work the Memphis-based Pancreatic Cancer Research Team is performing to try to cure the deadly disease.

Memphis, Tenn., October 18, 2018 – More than 150 people turned out to learn about pancreatic cancer at The Kosten Foundation’s Fourth Annual Purple Night, held October 6, 2018, at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC.) The event is designed to bring together researchers, physicians, patients, and their families and showcases work underway at UTHSC to find biomarkers for pancreatic cancer, establish new treatments, and train the next generation of researchers who will unlock the secrets of the disease. The evening is open to the public and includes recognition of survivors, a memorial to those who have died from the disease in the past year, and a meal of Indian food prepared by India Palace Restaurant and served by the research team, making it a celebration of life.

“Purple Night gives individuals the opportunity to meet the Pancreatic Cancer Research Team, learn what they are working on, and hear about advancements they have made to help fight this deadly disease,” said Alan Kosten, chairman of the Herb Kosten Pancreatic Cancer Charitable Fund. “The Kosten Foundation exists to support events such as these, as well as to help fund research to find a cure for pancreatic cancer, and provide resources and support to those battling the disease.”

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