Thursday, October 13, 2005

Day Two

I’m still getting ideas together for other pages to add....  a few more days and I think we will be much closer to a finished work in progress… smile

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Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Cycling For Life

This website was started to support my effort in raising both awareness of and money for prostate cancer. 

In December of 2004, at the age of 46, I was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer.  The doctors did not offer me a lot of hope for a cure.... but instead said they could extend my life expectancy with treatment.  At that time I decided to educate myself as much as possible so that I could battle the disease.  I thought I knew a lot about prostate cancer.... but it turns out I knew very little.... and that’s because it’s not talked about much and there is conflicting information available.

While in the hospital for a lymph node biopsy I decided that I would try to make guys aware. Armed with correct, up-to-date info I plan to ride across Canada on my bike; stopping along the way to share my story and the information I have acquired over the past number of months. I also am hoping to raise money for The Prostate Centre, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and the Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF).

I have added a few links to some of the best information sites that I have found, as well as information on the bike trip, my bio and requests for donations. I will update this page from time to time.... mostly with events that are happening in my life as I get ready to take on this ride. Please come back and check up on how things are going.

Posted by John on 10/12 at 12:52 PM
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