Posts Tagged "hope"

AMA President Speaks of Pancreatic Cancer Struggle

Posted on Jun 24, 2008 in Cancer, Chronic Disease, Uncategorized

“As a physician, I know the survival statistics for someone with stage 4 pancreatic cancer,” he said. But if the five-year survival is 5 percent, that’s not zero… So, never take away someone’s hope.” – Ron Davis – President, The American Medical Association The Associated Press By DON BABWIN and CARLA K. JOHNSON As a doctor, Ron Davis knew what it meant when he got a diagnosis of advanced pancreatic cancer earlier this year. So did his audience on Saturday, the American Medical Association. Davis, a doctor of preventive medicine, is the...

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