A very personal post from Claremary about trying to find a cure for prostate cancer. I hope it raises awareness of the cost in research and human lives when funding is cut.
Last Sunday Charley and I took a walk together. We love to walk around holding hands, but this was a bit different. It was a 5K walk/run fundraiser for the group that is helping Charley in his quest to end cancer – to find a cure for this disease – ZERO-The End of Prostate Cancer.
Zero is the number men want to see when they get their PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) blood test results back from a screening or physical. Charley’s PSA at one point elevated to 178 – not a good sign. He’d already had his prostate removed and had undergone 36 radiation sessions, but his PSA kept rising, signaling the cancer had spread. He was told he was going to die. We decided…
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