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Joel T Nowak (@joeltnowak)

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Joel T Nowak (@joeltnowak) posted · Wed, Aug 6 10:30pm · View  

Joel T Nowak - Patient/Caregiver Scholarship 2014

I am a super cancer survivor, a survivor of four different primary cancers including metastatic prostate cancer. When I learned I was metastatic I searched the metropolitan New York City area for an education and support program geared specifically for men with advanced prostate cancer. Shockingly, I was unable to find any program specific to men with advanced prostate cancer.

Increasingly I found that I became angry and frustrated. Four cancers and one that was terminal had finally become overwhelming. As I found that I became steeped in my anger I was challenged to stop crying and do something about it. I decided, very consciously that I no longer had any desire to live the rest of my life feeling this way. I decided [...]

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Cindy Chmielewski (@MyelomaTeacher) responded:

I met Joel and his wife at the AACR Scientist-Survivor program. He is an inspiring advocate with a vision and purpose.

Posted Wed, Aug 6 at 10:30pm CDT · View
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