The phrase “Skew Right” refers to the right side of the horizontal axis of a graph, representing years of survival of people with metastatic pancreas cancer. To “Skew Right” is to live longer. The Morris family has established the Morris Family Fund for Pancreas Research at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. The Fund is supporting very promising research on early detection of this disease.
This use of 'Skew Right' comes from the essay 'The Median Isn't the Message' by Stephen Jay Gould. Read it here.