KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Considering all the progress made in cancer screening and treatment, here's a sobering fact: People with one form of the disease live, on average, just three to six months after diagnosis.
FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean introduces us to a woman who's lived much longer with pancreatic cancer.
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. A benefit for the Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Network will be held with the Missouri Mavericks' hockey game on Saturday, November 17, at 7 p.m. at the Independence Events Center. To purchase the tickets for $25, go to www.pancan.org/kansas city. If you have questions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org