Hope Prevails perfect weather at the annual Eleanor’s Hope for Pancreatic Cancer Golf Outing this past spring. This year, the group raised more than $38,000 (and counting!) in support of pancreatic cancer research at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. I I P I e V e N T P H OTOG R A P H y Ny G olfers enjoyed Rutgers Cancer Institute. Despite the challenges of ongoing chemotherapy while raising her family, she wakes up with a positive attitude each day and a desire to help other survivors and patients at Rutgers Cancer Institute. you may remember Fierro as our cover story in the summer 2015 issue of Cancer Connection! I A Purple Passion More than 230 participants took Freeholder Director Ronald Rios (foreground left, in photo right) joined Freeholder Shanti Narra (center, in photo right) and 18th District State As- part in the 9th Annual Middlesex County Pancreatic 5K Run for the Cure and Cancer Awareness Walk this past spring. semblyman Robert Karabinchak (above, right) for the official ribbon cutting to kick off the celebration. This year’s event raised $23,000 for pancreatic cancer research at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, bringing the cumulative total raised to more than $130,000. I Summer 2017 I Cancer Connection I 27