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Pancreatic cancer is the 3rd leading cause of cancer related death in the United States. By 2030, the American Association for Cancer Research projects it will rise to become the 2nd. By getting involved with the Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, you can help us ensure that such predictions never come true. Your support will help us raise awareness of this terrible disease, fund research for an early detection test, and ultimately discover a cure.

Foundation News

08/16/2016: Marquette Bank Does It Again! The longtime supporters hosted their 6th annual 'Evelyn's Walk' in remembrance of former employee Evelyn Schap who passed away from ‪Pancreatic Cancer‬ in 2010. READ MORE

07/17/2016: YPB's Cruisin for a Cure 2016. With your support, Cruisin’ for a Cure raised more than $52,000 benefiting early detection pancreatic cancer research. That makes Cruisin’ 2016 YPB’s most successful event to date! READ MORE

05/06/2016: Rolfe has been featured on NBC Chicago's Making a Difference. Kevin Braude from the Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation talks about the unique challenges of ‪Pancreatic Cancer‬ and how the Rolfe Foundation is helping with ‪early detection‬ advancements. READ MORE

The Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation was founded in 1999 by the family and friends of Michael Rolfe who died of pancreatic cancer two weeks after diagnosis.The Rolfe Foundation (headquartered in Chicago) raises charitable dollars to provide grants to top-tier medical institutions for innovative research in early detection pancreatic cancer.