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JBTV's Jerry Bryant Fighting Cancer, Making Movie

"Over the past 35 years, Jerry Bryant has defied all kinds of odds to turn his televised music showcase JBTV from a DIY passion project into the longest running rock 'n' roll TV show in history, and a Chicago musical institution. Now Bryant is facing a hell of a new challenge: stage 4 colon cancer," Riot Fest reports.

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Press release:

"Jerry Bryant, the Emmy award-winning host and owner of the iconic music program JBTV, has been diagnosed with Stage 4 colorectal cancer.

"Jerry has undergone two surgeries to remove tumors from both his colon and lung. Jerry's doctors are very optimistic that they have removed all of the cancer and he will now begin a six-month chemotherapy treatment to make sure that he is clean.

"Jerry, who has been producing JBTV for over 35 years promoting new artists through their live performances and interviews, is currently back at work doing what he loves and is dedicated to being a cancer survivor.

"This has been a life-changing moment for Jerry and JBTV is now dedicating new programs including its yearly end of the year marathon to promote "Health and Cancer Awareness" to inform and help save lives of musicians and others like Jerry with little or no insurance to cover exams and get regular checkups.

"Because of his limited insurance coverage, large medical bills are building up and will continue as he wages his fight against his cancer.

"Several fundraising events are currently being put together and Jerry being Jerry is video-documenting his fight against cancer and it will be incorporated into the documentary that is being produced on his amazing life and love of music and the musicians that create it.

"A website has been created to handle donations and document his fight against this disease."

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Movie trailer:

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