Pancreatic cancer awareness in November

Oct 7 2012 - 11:12pm

OGDEN -- The Board of Commissioners of Weber County declared the month of November as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in Weber County.

The Weber County Commission is encouraging the Utah federal delegation to pass the Pancreatic Cancer Research and Education Act.

The commissioners made the proclamation during their weekly Tuesday morning meeting.

Commissioner Craig Dearden read the proclamation aloud, stating that "approximately 210 deaths will occur in Utah in 2012," from the thus far incurable and little-funded disease.

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