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Lustgarten Foundation To Host The Dutchess County Cure Pancreatic Cancer Golf Outing

Industry: Cancer Awareness

Dutchess County Cure Pancreatic Cancer Golf Outing. Monday June 25, 2012 at the McCann Golf Course in Poughkeepsie, NY. To benefit the Lustgarten Foundation.

Poughkeepsie, NY (PRUnderground) May 8th, 2012

The odds of surviving pancreatic cancer is just 6%, it is the most lethal cancer. For now the only treatment for this disease is surgery. There is no test to identify this deadly disease.  Early detection saves lives! Once diagnosed with this cancer, the chances for survival are remote. The Lustgarten Foundation is working on identifying a gene which could identify certain markers by a simple blood test, thus leading to any early detection.

The Dutchess County cure pancreatic cancer charity golf outings purpose is to raise resources and awareness about pancreatic cancer, the fourth-leading cause of cancer death in the United States.  All net proceeds will benefit the Lustgarten Foundation, the nation’s largest private foundation dedicated solely to funding pancreatic cancer research. The golf outing will be held Monday June 25th, 2012 at the McCann Golf Course in Poughkeepsie, NY.

The event details are as follows:

McCann Memorial Golf Course
55 Wilbur Blvd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Start Time: 8:00am arrival and check in.
Fee: $150.00 (green fees, cart, lunch and dinner from Christo’s)

Bob Huzar is a pancreatic cancer survivor.  After coming home from a vacation in Mexico, Bob started experiencing abdominal pains and loss of appetite.  He thought it would go away, but after 6 weeks Bob finally went to see his doctor.  A mass was found on his pancreas, after further testing and several surgeries Bob’s cancer was caught at an early stage.  Mr. Huzar is hosting this charity golf outing to raise awareness and desperately needed funds to help find a cure. Please join Bob by supporting the Lustgarten Foundation, with your support, we will find a cure.

To register for the golf outing, or if you have any questions contact:

Robert & Diane Huzar
250 Route 82, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
(Bob) 845-519-9622
(Diane) 845-519-9623

About the Lustgarten Foundation

The Lustgarten Foundation’s mission is to advance the scientific and medical research related to the diagnosis, treatment, cure and prevention of pancreatic cancer.  Cablevision began supporting this fight in 1998 helping establish the foundation after executive Marc Lustgarten passed away from this deadly disease.   Cablevision underwrites the administrative costs to ensure 100% of all donations go directly to the cure.

For details contact Susanne Igneri 516-803-2339 /

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