Pat Conroy announces pancreatic cancer diagnosis

COURTESY: Pat Conroy's Facebook Page

Award winning author and Citadel alumnus Pat Conroy has announced his pancreatic cancer diagnosis to the world.

Conroy, 70 revealed his diagnosis on his Facebook page just after 8:30 a.m. Monday.

In the post Conroy writes, “I have recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. With the help of the wonderful people at M.D. Anderson I intend to fight it hard.”

The Facebook post has now garnered nearly 3,000 shares with thousands of other likes and comments.

Conroy published his first book in Charleston as a beloved tribute to a teacher.






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