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MADISON (WMSN) -- Just about everyone knows someone who has cancer.



This Sunday, there's an event to bring awareness to one of the deadliest, pancreatic cancer.


A Purplelight Vigil will take place at the capitol at 5 p.m.


Communities across the country will be taking part in this event..


A time to honor survivors and those who lost their life to the disease.


"For Wisconsin it's the number 3 cancer killer in the state.. the survival rate is 6% for 5 years. This is an event where we can all come together," said Korey Kopp, Organizer.


Julia Fello will help emcee the event this Sunday.


For more information on how to join, click here.

Pancreatic cancer awareness event this Sunday

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