pancreatic cancer

May 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marriott President Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

Arne Sorenson, the president and CEO of Marriott International, has been diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer. According to a statement from Marriott Corporate, a team at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore diagnosed Sorenson after he underwent a series of tests. Marriott Corporate says that Sorenson, 60, will stay in his role as president and […]

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March 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Nonprofit is Celebrating 10 Years of Free Cancer Support for the Community (VIDEO)

Hope Connections for Cancer Support, a nonprofit in Bethesda, is celebrating 10 years of free services for cancer patients and their caregivers. “More than anything else, Hope Connections is a community of support,” Paula Rothenburg, president, Hope Connections for Cancer Support said. After she losing her dad to cancer and facing the lack of resources […]

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June 17, 2012 | Staff Writer

Erin Willett singing National Anthem at Purple Stride DC

Erin Willett at Purple Stride DC (Video)

Erin Willett sings the National Anthem at the recent Purple Stride DC event to benefit Pancreatic Cancer Research. Listen to her beautiful voice and her thoughts on recently losing her father, Chuck Willett, to pancreatic cancer. This video was shot by her mom, Mary Willett. Learn about Purple Stride DC. Visit Erin Willett’s website.

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