Pancreatic Cancer

Michael Landon’s Daughter Raises Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer and Importance of Testing in PSA [Video]


The actor passed away from the disease in 1991, just three months after he was diagnosed.

Actress Jen Landon is raising awareness about pancreatic cancer in honor of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.

The 38-year-old “Yellowstone” star — whose father, “Little House on the Prairie” actor Michael Landon, died from the disease in 1991 — teamed up with Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) for their Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month campaign, which encourages patients and their first-degree relatives — a parent, child or sibling — to start a discussion about testing.

As a PanCAN ambassador, Landon discussed the new campaign in a PSA.

“30 years ago my father Michael Landon passed away from pancreatic cancer just three months after his diagnosis,” she says in the video. “November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and this month PanCAN is talking about the importance of testing for patients and their families.”

She continued, “So contact PanCAN Patient Services to …

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