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Mayor Rogers announces he has stage 4 liver cancer, will continue role as mayor

Mayor Rogers announces he has stage 4 liver cancer, will continue role as mayor

Surrounded by his City Council colleagues and the media, Burbank Mayor Will Rogers announced on Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 liver cancer and non-alcoholic cirrhosis.

“Like every one of us here today, I don’t know if I have another week or another five weeks,” Rogers said during a press conference on the steps of City Hall.

For the last two years, Rogers, 60, said his doctors have diagnosed him and have cleared him of any cancer four times, but his recent diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma, one of the most common forms of liver cancer, was much more serious than the rest.

The mayor said he had none of the symptoms of liver cancer or...

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