Pancreatic Cancer

BJ Timoner walks for pancreatic cancer awareness, June 23, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Cross-Country Walk To Raise Awareness For Cancer To End On Long Island

BJ Timoner has gone through four pairs of running shoes and has lost 40 pounds over the course of his 3,000-mile excursion. He crossed the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday en route to Jones Beach, where his cross-country run is scheduled to end on Tuesday.


The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (Credit: The Cancer Institute of New Jersey via Facebook)

NJ Doctor: We Have A ‘Promising Lead’ In Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer has a low survival rate and is sometimes referred to as “the silent killer,” but there is some promising news in the fight against the disease.


Actor Ben Gazzara attends the 2011 National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 11, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Native New Yorker And Veteran Character Actor Ben Gazzara Dies

Ben Gazzara passed away Friday in Manhattan from pancreatic cancer.


Organs (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: Pancreatic Cancer

There are more than 43,000 cases of pancreatic cancer every year in the U.S., mostly in people over age 65. It causes nearly 37,000 deaths annually.