You might have heard about an upcoming collaborative effort between NBC, CBS and ABC. On September 5, the three major networks will join together for STAND UP TO CANCER. It will be a one-hour prime time special that hopes to make history in the fight against a devastating epidemic.
According to the American Cancer Society, cancer kills more than half a million people a year in America alone -- 1500 people a day -- 1 person every minute. Because we are living longer, the likelihood of being diagnosed with cancer has never been higher: 1 out of 3 women and 1 out of 2 men.
Do you know anyone in Eastern Carolina who has an inspiring story in their battle with cancer? We want to celebrate the people who battle cancer, those who are winning and those whom cancer has claimed. Tell us your stories on the blog. They just may be featured as part of WITN News at Sunrise.