A 91% MORTALITY RATE IS NOT JUST A CANCER. IT’S AN EMERGENCY.

- Bob Wright
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Op-Ed: Bringing Innovation and Accountability to America’s Deadliest Cancer

March 1, 2017

Since the U.S. declared “The War on Cancer” in 1971, there has been no improvement in the pancreatic cancer mortality rate. Pancreatic cancer should not be a death sentence. With effective leadership, urgency and the level of priority it demands, we can save lives. Learn more about CodePurple’s demands for an innovative approach and accountability to America’s deadliest cancer in Bob Wright’s recent Op-Ed published in The Hill.

Former NBC CEO Bob Wright: 91% of People Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer Die Within a Couple Years

February 27, 2017

Wright’s latest role is leading the fight against pancreatic cancer since his wife Suzanne Wright passed away from the disease in July of 2016.  Wright began The Suzanne Wright Foundation and it’s ‘Code Purple’ initiative in an effort to boost awareness and research in the fight against pancreatic cancer.

Grieving Husband Launches Foundation to Fight Pancreatic Cancer in Honor of His Late Wife

November 16, 2016

Due to poor funding, detection, and treatment, pancreatic cancer patients and caregivers search for answers up until the end. Help preserve through CodePurple, supported by The Suzanne Wright Foundation, to raise awareness of this deadly cancer and demand action now.

VIDEOS

Bob Wright Joins CNBC’s Closing Bell for World Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day

November 16, 2016

Bob Wright stopped by CNBC’s Closing Bell to advocate for the urgency and action needed in the fight against pancreatic cancer.

The Suzanne Wright Foundation Launch Featured on CNN New Day

November 26, 2016

Bob Wright, founder and chairman of The Suzanne Wright Foundation, sat down with CNN New Day’s Alisyn Camerota to discuss a new paradigm for federal funding, research and regulatory review, built on accountability and results.

Bob Wright and Liz Feld Speak with ABC7’s Bill Ritter

December 23, 2016

Pancreatic cancer has the highest mortality rate of all major cancers: 91% of patients die. Bob Wright and Liz Feld are leading the fight to advocate for this underserved community.

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