“I know now how dangerous and persistent this cancer is and it is one most likely to repeat itself. Indeed, dad’s cancer returned three years later, this time inoperable, but thankfully chemotherapy dealt with his tumours.
“As scary as my dad’s condition is, I now know the symptoms and statistics and as much as it’s still terrifying, I am prepared for what may lie ahead should it return again – hopefully not.
“That’s why it’s so important people know the symptoms and seek advice from their GP when anything is of concern.
“Dad would not be here today if he hadn’t been proactive in seeing his GP about some concerning symptoms.”
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