June 22, 2012

Jack Andraka in the News

Last night World News with Diane Sawyer ran a segment on Jack Andraka, the 15-year-old whose work with cancer early-detection is likely to revolutionize testing for pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancers. CONTINUE READING

May 31, 2012

The Foundation Represented on the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA’s “One by One”

Cathy Griffith and Booker Moore recently appeared, along with Dennis Zink, on the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA’s “One By One” show on public access. They discussed, among other things, Greg Griffith, pancreatic cancer, the foundation’s mission, and how to have an impact on the community.


May 30, 2012

15-Year-Old Who Invented Pancreatic Cancer Test Attending 3rd Annual Run and Gun

Jack Andraka recently won $75,000 for the first place prize in this years Intel Science Competition (which he plans to put toward college). His entry was even more impressive than this might suggest, however, and is something that researchers and pharmaceutical companies have been working toward developing for years.

Jack, at only 15, has invented an early-detection test for pancreatic cancer that is 90% accurate. It’s also 168 times faster, 400 times more sensitive, and 26000 times less expensive than current tests.

May 22, 2012

11-year-old Kiera Chirdon Recieves Award on Behalf of Greg Griffith

The Altoona Area Christian Coalition presented an award to Greg Griffith, and it was received by his wife Cathy as well as 11-year old Kiera Chridon. CONTINUE READING

May 11, 2012

Premier Episode of the The Griffith Family Foundation Show!

The first ever episode of this monthly show, where we will discuss cancer related issues and also issues related to all people in crisis. The show will give advice on how to deal with crisis psychologically, hollistically, spiritually, and medically, as well as how the public can make a difference by working together, spreading the message, and raising funds.

In this episode Cathy Griffith, foundation president Booker Moore, and leading pancreatic specialist Dr. A James Moser discuss pancreatic cancer and the formation of the Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer (AFFPC). CONTINUE READING

May 6, 2012

BIG NEWS: Formation of the Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer (AFFPC)

The Greg and Cathy Griffith Family Foundation and Dr. A. James Moser are pleased to announce the formation of the Alliance of Families Fighting Pancreatic Cancer( AFFPC), a grass-roots organization of foundations and families across the country that will unify to make strides toward beating pancreatic cancer. All organizations in the alliance maintain their autonomy, while sharing resources and ideas with the larger group. All those that have been affected by pancreatic cancer and want to fight to see a cure, whether official organizations or families, are welcome to join us in our fight. CONTINUE READING

3rd Annual Griff’s Run and Gun is on the Horizon

This year’s Run and Gun weekend begins Friday, July 27th with the dinner and silent auction. The keynote speaker is Jeff Bower, 1979 graduate of HAHS and the former NBA General Manager and Coach of the New Orleans Hornets. The 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held on Saturday at the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA, and Sunday is the first ever Greg Griffith Memorial Golf outing at Sinking Valley. More detailed info on the weekend will follow. CONTINUE READING

April 25, 2012

Video from Griff’s 3rd Annual Sideline PC Dinner

Sideline Pancreatic Cancer Dinner 2012


April 23, 2012

Godwinks: A Story of Faith, Family, Community and Love

 By Jennifer LoConte

They are defined as those moments when you realize there is something at work greater than you.  Some might compare a Godwink to a sheer coincidence, but to Greg Griffith and his family, coincidences like theirs are more than chance happenings.  CONTINUE READING

March 24, 2012

Movie and a Mission

Pictures from Movie and a Mission 2012