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Omaha turning purple for World Pancreatic Cancer Day

Posted at 2:03 PM, Nov 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-17 07:23:20-05

Both the WoodmenLife Tower and the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge will be lit purple in support of World Pancreatic Cancer Day Thursday. 

Pancreatic Cancer is the No. 3 killer among cancers in the United States and the five-year survival rate is just nine percent. 

Each day, 145 people are diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer.