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Triathlete Battles Pancreatic Cancer One Mile At A Time

Molli Serrano didn't want anything to derail her training. So when she started feeling ill, she powered through and continued to push her limits.

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Molli Serrano didn’t want anything to derail her training. So when she started feeling ill, she powered through and continued to push her limits.

One of the best amateur triathletes in the country, Serrano was training for an Ironman triathlon, and the 38-year-old mother of 7-year-old twins didn’t have time to be sick.

When she finally went to the doctor’s office, believing she had pancreatitis, she learned that it was much worse. On June 2, Serrano was told she had pancreatic cancer, one of the most aggressive cancers known.

But Serrano is one of the most aggressive cancer patients. And on Sunday in Hallandale Beach, only four months after being diagnosed, she will be on her bike, riding 62 miles in the LIVELONG walk/ride/run, benefiting the Lance Armstrong LIVESTRONG foundation.

Read more: Sun-sentinel.com