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Cancer Screening - Chris Smith: Patient Stories
Diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2011 Treatment team: Franciscan Cancer Center
“Every year when I get done with a routine annual physical, I sign up for the next year. My last physical saved my life. During the physical my doctor found hard masses in my prostate, so I was sent for a biopsy. The test confirmed that I had a very aggressive, fast-growing cancer. The change happened in one year — everything was normal the year before but this time I had cancer. I then had a robotic prostatectomy and couldn’t be happier with the outcome.”