Mission: Cure is committed to dramatically improving the health and well-being of children and adults suffering from chronic and recurrent acute pancreatitis within 10 years. On these pages you’ll find new information from the world’s leading pancreatitis experts about the causes, drivers and symptoms of the disease along with the latest on research, scientific discoveries, available treatments and clinical trials.

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March 25, 2019

EPI and Pancreatic Enzymes: Expert Doctor Answers Patient Questions

Dr. Steven Freedman of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School Dr. Steven Freedman, MD, Ph.D., a worldwide expert on pancreatic disease and cystic fibrosis, presented on Mission: Cure’s Pancreatitis Patient Webinar on Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) and Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (PERT). EPI is one of the symptoms of pancreatitis. Pancreatic enzymes are a confusing but critically…
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April 25, 2019

Webinar on Pediatric Pancreatitis

Does your child have pancreatitis? Mission: Cure and the National Pancreas Foundation invite you to view the first webinar in our new Pancreatitis Webinar Series Pediatric Pancreatitis: The latest on causes, treatments, outcomes & research. Q & A too! Dr. Aliye Uc, MD, Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa and leader of the INSPPIRE Pediatric…
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October 15, 2018

Kayla-Ann Keagy: Courage Award Recipient Tells Her Story

At the 2018 LA Party for a Cure fundraising event, Mission: Cure had the honor of awarding the Courage Award to four remarkable young individuals living with chronic pancreatitis. While the event as a whole was a verifiable success, raising over $150,000 to support the search for a cure, it was the stories of Matthew Musto (aka blackbear), Kayla-Ann Keagy,…

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