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The On-Air Advocate

Dec 28, 2020

As we turn our focus to Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and World Pancreatic Cancer Day (11/19), I am so excited to welcome to the show, Steve Lipshetz Communications Chair - Milwaukee Affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network & Barbara Poepping , Mission Chair for the Pancreatic Cancer action Network, Milwaukee affiliate and 8 year pancreatic cancer survivor.
About Steve : Steve started volunteering with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network in January 2011 as the Communications Chair after my wife's mother and one of her sisters died of pancreatic cancer within 6 months of each other in 2010. Has participated in PanCAN's Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC to raise awareness and lobby for funding from Congress. Lived most of my life in NY area and moved to Wisconsin 14 years ago. Lives in Mukwonago with wife, Jeanne, and has 3 sons and 4 grandchildren.
About Barbara: I am an 8 year pancreatic cancer survivor. I had a sister who passed from Pancreatic Cancer 14 yrs ago and also 2 first cousins and my step-mother passed from pancreatic cancer.
Listen in as Steve & Barbara share current Pancreatic Cancer statistics, updates on research, the mission of the PanCAN organization & how you can help wage hope by getting involved with All the amazing events during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, World Pancreatic Cancer Day (11/19) & PurpleLight Milwaukee (11/18).