When it comes to someone else's hairstyle, big wedding, tropical vacation, or a sweet new ride, it's perfectly normal to be envious. But someone else's cancer? Who in the world would envy ANY kind of potentially fatal disease?! People who have pancreatic cancer, apparently, according to the British organization Pancreatic Cancer Action.
Their new, completely tone-deaf campaign that launched this week aims to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer by not just reporting the unnerving statistics, like how those diagnosed have just a 3 percent survival rate. No, the print and video ads also feature patients declaring cringe-worthy statements like, "I wish I had testicular cancer,” or “I wish I had breast cancer.” Because those are types of cancer with higher survival rates.
Here's the controversial ad ...