• Non-profit foundation

    The “Nadia Valsecchi Foundation” is a non-profit organization created to support efforts toward the prevention and cure of pancreatic cancer. This foundation is dedicated to the memory of Nadia Valsecchi, who suffered from this terrible disease.

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  • The pancreatic cancer

    Pancreatic cancer occurs when some cells, most of the time localized in the head of the pancreas, multiply uncontrollably. Pancreatic cancer affects about 13,000 people a year in Italy and the 5-year survival from disagnosis is approximately 7-8%.

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Pancreatic cancer

FIGHT AGAINST pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer affects every year about 13,000 people in Italy, with age between 60 and 80 years. Pancreatic cancer has a high mortality risk: about 7-8% of patients survive five years after the discovery of the disease.

Researchers around the world are constantly looking for a cure to fight this disease. Nadia Valsecchi Foundation aims to raise funds to support projects to fight against pancreatic cancer and to improve the condition of patients. The Foundation was founded after the loss of Nadia Valsecchi due to this disease. We count on the support of those who believe in progress and in medical research . If you want to help research against pancreatic cancer you can make a donation.

Even the smallest contribution can make a big difference.

Vuoi aiutarci nella nostra lotta contro il cancro del pancreas? Fai una donazione, abbiamo bisogno anche del tuo aiuto!

Do you want to help us in our battle against the pancreatic cancer? Make a donation, we need your help!


Circle Srl donates the new website

We thank the amazing team of Circle Web Agency in Bergamo (Italy), Stefano Ferre’ and collaborators, for designing and donating the new website of our Foundation.  In particular we want to thank Miriam Rotondi for her incredible help in designing an efficient and easy to surf website!


The second edition of RUN 4 HELP will take place in Franciacorta on May 7th.  The event is organized by LIONS CLUB Adro and La Franza Curta in favor of Nadia Valsecchi Foundation to support pancreatic cancer research and patient care. This year RUN 4 HELP’s race will offer the opportunity to choose between three


Nadia Valsecchi Foundation sponsored a Travel Grant of 4,000 Euros for Marta Chiaravalli, a medical student at the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan. Marta will spend the next five months at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York working on pancreatic cancer clinical research and preparing her graduate thesis in Medicine. Here below