Events Raise $32,000 For Pancreatic Cancer Research

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Participants of the Middlesex County Pancreatic Cancer Walk and Softball Tournament helped raise a record $32,000 for pancreatic cancer research this year. The Middlesex County Office of Health Services and the Middlesex County Chronic Disease Coalition, in conjunction with the Edison Municipal Alliance, sponsored the event to raise community awareness about the disease and raise funds to aid research. The funds were donated to the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

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In the photo above, Lester Jones, Director of the Middlesex County Office of Health Services (from left), Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios, and Joseph W. Krisza, head of the County Department of Public Safety and Health (far right), present a ceremonial check to Dr. Edmund Lattime (second from right), Deputy Director and Researcher at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. (Photo courtesy of Middlesex County)

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