• Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

    Asked by GregP_WN on Thursday, March 14, 2019

    Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

    When this TV and film producer was diagnosed at 47 with aggressive colon cancer, doctors gave him little hope – until he met Dr. Manish Shah. Sandy Kyrkostas isn’t the kind of guy who lets life’s little challenges get in his way.

    So in late 2013, when he noticed he was having diarrhea, coughing a bit, and occasionally feeling dizzy, he went to the drugstore to get some meds. He also made an appointment to see his doctor in a few weeks and went on with his busy, bicoastal life as a film and TV producer and father of two avid hockey players, a son, and daughter, then ages 12 and 11.
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    1 Answer from the Community

    • JaneA's Avatar

      This is really a great and inspirational courage. The symptoms are so vague for advanced colorectal cancer that many patients, like this film producer and me, are blindsided by our Stage IV diagnosis.

      2 months ago

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