Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit.

By Jeff Horseman / Staff Writer
Published: Nov. 23, 2016
Updated: Nov. 24, 2016 2:51 p.m.

Biopsy results show that Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit has advanced pancreatic cancer, the supervisor’s office announced Wednesday evening, Nov. 23.

“My oncologist confirmed today that I have advanced pancreatic cancer, and the prognosis is not good,” Benoit said in a news release. “I will begin an aggressive regimen of chemotherapy Tuesday and will continue to explore all options.”

“I want to thank the community for the overwhelming outpouring of support I have received these past few days. I will continue working with a reduced schedule as I undergo treatment and will maintain close contact with my staff.”

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