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Sir John Hurt diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

Posted by: Comms 16 June 2015

 Veteran actor Sir John Hurt has announced his recent diagnosis of early stage pancreatic cancer. Alex Ford, CEO of Pancreatic Cancer UK said:

“We were deeply saddened to learn of Sir John Hurt's recent diagnosis of pancreatic cancer – but eternally grateful for his openness in talking about the disease and his treatment. This can only help raise much needed awareness of pancreatic cancer and the importance of early diagnosis. Importantly, John Hurt's attitude and optimism will provide hope for many others affected by this disease.  We wish him the best with his treatment."

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