Eagles’ DeSean Jackson Asking Fans to Help Raise Awareness for Pancreatic Cancer

March 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Like many athletes in this generation, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is a frequent user of Facebook and Twitter; the main difference between him and other athletes is he’s using these social media sites for more than just entertainment purposes.
The Pro Bowl wide receiver is using these social media sites to interact with fans about The DeSean Jackson Foundation For Pancreatic Cancer on his new site Foundation10.com —a site created in honor of his father who passed away from the disease in 2009.
Jackson is urging fans to simply take a few minutes of their time to spread awareness about a disease that has not only affected his life, but the lives of millions of others.
Pancreatic cancer is a malignant tumor of the pancreas and is the fourth leading cause of death in men and women. Every hour, four people die from the horrendous disease, which is almost equivalent to 100 people each day. Not only does this have an effect on the individual, b...

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