From the article:
Advocacy Can Make a Difference
Few are aware that, because symptoms typically do not present until the cancer already is advanced, most patients don’t live more than a year after diagnosis. It is in the face of these dire odds that advocacy can make a difference – channeling the audacity and power of patient voices who challenge the foregone conclusion that pancreatic cancer almost always leads to death.
Nearly three years ago, our colleague and friend Anne Glauber died of pancreatic cancer, aged 63. The New York Times wrote that Anne “amplified her voice as a public relations executive to help prevent domestic violence, empower women in war-torn countries and support fellow patients of pancreatic cancer.” That’s only a glimpse into what she accomplished.
The full story can be found on the PR News website.