Sideline Cancer Trailer Video

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Sideline Cancer Trailer Video

This video shows the many things the Griffith Family Foundation is involved in. These events and activities help us to create awareness  and fund a cure for Pancreatic Cancer.

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Sideline Cancer Extended Video

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Sideline Cancer Extended Video

This video features just a few of the many things we do to raise awareness and funding to find a cure for Pancreatic Cancer.

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2015 Griff’s Run and Gun to Sideline Cancer® Weekend

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The 6th Annual Griff’s Run and Gun for a Cure Weekend July 24 – 25

Please join us once again for this exciting annual event — we’re looking forward to a fun weekend of dinner, basketball, and more, all while raising money for the fight against pancreatic cancer.

Details for the weekend events are below.

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Griff’s Run and Gun Dinner and Silent Auction  Friday July 24, 2015

 

Time: Doors open at 5:30 PM (appetizers will be served), Dinner at 7:15 PM, Auction and Program 8:15-9:30.

Place: The Casino at Lakemont, 300 Lakemont Park Boulevard  Altoona, PA 16602

Price: $30 per ticket

Dr. MoserWe are pleased to announce that Dr. A. James Moser, Executive Director of the Institute of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center will be attending for the 6th year in a row.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Anirban Maitra

Finally, Dr. Anirban Maitra, M.B.B.S., will be our special guest speaker at the Casino. Dr. Maitra is the mentor of Jack Andraka and is the only medical professional out of 200 that opened his laboratory to Jack, 2012 Intel Science and Engineer Fair winner. Dr. Maitra was formerly of John Hopkins and is now co-director and scientific director of MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas.

Tickets can be purchased online or by contacting Cathy Griffith at (814) 937-1082.

Also contact Cathy if you have special dietary needs.

 

Silent auction item donations are welcome and appreciated. Contact Cathy Griffith at gwgriffith9939@msn.com or (814) 937-1082. If convenient, items can be dropped off at The Griffith Family Foundation — 309 Allegheny Street, Suite 5 (Birdcage Walk beside Dutch Hill Chocolates)

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Griff’s Run and Gun 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament – Saturday July 25, 2015

 

Time: Check-in 9:00 AM, Games begin at 10:00 AM

Place: The Hollidaysburg Area YMCA, 1111 Hewit Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

Price: $60 per team

Get a team together and join us for a day of hoops, fun and food!

The YMCA will graciously host this event once again and the event has been expertly organized each year by brothers Tyke and Josh Steiner.

For more information, contact Cathy Griffith at gwgriffith9939@msn.com or (814) 937-1082.

 

 

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American Society of Clinical Oncology

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American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is a professional organization representing physicians of all oncology subspecialties who care for people with cancer. Founded in 1964, ASCO currently has more than 30,000 members.

In June 2014, Cathy was selected to attend the Research Advocacy Network Advocate Institute focus group on research. This was held in Chicago, Illinois.

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Cathy is pictured with Paula Kim, Co-Founder of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

 

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Pictured far left is Elda Railey, Director of Research Advocate Network.  Next is pictured is Cathy.

 

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Pictured, second from right is Dr. Clifford Hudis, President of ASCO.  Cathy is pictured fourth from the right.  

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