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.
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.
Ben Gazzara passed away Friday in Manhattan from 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.