Pancreatic cancer survival rate worse than thought

June 20, 2018

Survival rates for the most common type of pancreatic cancer are less than half of what has been believed, a study has found.

There are still no detection tests and no curative treatments. This is why The Suzanne Wright Foundation advocates for a bold new approach with HARPA, the Health Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Bob Wright: A Man of Action

February 21, 2017

With a 91% mortality rate, pancreatic cancer requires urgency, action, and a new paradigm for federal funding, research, and regulatory review built on accountability and results. CodePurple honors Suzanne Wright’s legacy as a fighter and advocate for the underserved.

HARPA At the U.S. Capitol

June 8, 2018

On Thursday, June 7, we presented our film, The Patients Are Waiting: How HARPA Will Change Lives Now, at the U.S. Capitol.

We were joined by Members of the United States Senate, House of Representatives, and their staffs; HHS leadership; officials from BARDA (Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority); and local advocates.

Premiere of THE PATIENTS ARE WAITING: How HARPA Will Change Lives Now

May 23, 2018

Tuesday evening, The Suzanne Wright Foundation premiered its film, THE PATIENTS ARE WAITING: How HARPA Will Change Lives Now, at the Museum of Arts and Design, in New York City. Bob Wright, Founder of The Suzanne Wright Foundation, with guest host Maria Bartiromo, Anchor and Global Markets Editor, FOX Business Network – FOX News Channel, debuted the film as part of the Foundation’s national campaign to establish HARPA, a Health Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Bob Wright & Dr. Geoffrey Ling on Mornings with Maria

May 21, 2018

HARPA is all about accountability, leadership, and results. Bob Wright and Dr. Geoff Ling talk about the proposal to create a Health Advanced Research Project Agency within HHS.

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