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Peter C.

I was diagnosed and treated for stage 2 lung cancer last year and went through chemo therapy shortly after my surgery. Without the support of my two sons and family recovery would have been a lot more difficult. I was shocked at first with the diagnosis because I never smoked but I soon learned smoking is not one of the requirements.

My prognosis is good at the current time and I have certainly learned to enjoy live more. My goal is to be a cancer survivor so I can spend more time with my boys and family.

First published: July 23, 2019

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