US television news anchor Dave Benton tells viewers that he has six months to live
Features Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 05:30
The News Minute | September 14, 2014 | 01:00 am IST Dave Benton, an news anchor with a television channel in the US, is suffering from brain cancer and has told his viewers that he has around four to six months to live, states a report by news.com.au Benton, 51, has been working as an anchor with¬†WCIA-TV in Chicago, Illinois for the past nine years. He gave the news to the viewers on the broadcast on Thursday night, further states the report. It is said that Benton's tumour is too big to operate on or to even use radiation. However, he's trying a new treatment that slows the tumor's growth.¬† (¬†Dave Benton, with Jennifer Roscoe. Image source: Dave Benton Facebook page ) His goal is to add 'a few more days and make them the best they can be'.¬† Dave Benton uploaded the video, on his Facebook, where he is seen giving the viewers the news alongside¬†co-anchor Jennifer Roscoe.¬† Post by Dave Benton. Benton, a father of two, plans to carry on working as long as he can.¬† (¬† Dave Benton, with wife, Teresa Benton. Image source: Dave Benton Facebook page ) These tweets were made by Denton earlier this year updating people about his treatment.¬† I've hit a milestone - the half way point in my cancer treatment. But my hair is falling out. New haircut likely soon pic.twitter.com/B7Pew7n6y4 ‚ÄĒ Dave Benton (@WCIA3Dave) January 23, 2014 Rang bell on last day of radiation. Those still in it, hang in there. This day will come! pic.twitter.com/bujMb4wcd3 ‚ÄĒ Dave Benton (@WCIA3Dave) February 11, 2014
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