Celebrating World Pancreatic Cancer Day

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The Lackawanna County Commissioners recently proclaimed World Pancreatic Cancer Day in our area to increase awareness about this debilitating disease.

Pancreatic cancer has become the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States with a very small survival rate percentage.  Research for early detention, root causes and effective treatments are the goals of the medical community for helping patients and finding a cure.

Shown from left: Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Susie Connors, Tammy Saunders, Teresa Grabowski, Mayor James Connors, Christian Saunders, Pancreatic Cancer organization; Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, and Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings.