SAN CARLOS, CA–(Marketwired – Apr 3, 2013) – Joseph Peter (J.P.) Gallagher, passionate advocate of finding a cure for stomach cancer, passed away on February 26 after surviving stomach cancer for five and a half years. He was 43.
J.P. founded the Gastric Cancer Foundation (previously Fund) in 2008 following his initial diagnosis in 2007. Under J.P.’s guidance, GCF has been responsible for funding some of the most important stomach cancer research in the United States. J.P.’s vision will continue under Wayne Feinstein, GCF Board member who will assume J.P.’s role as Chairman.