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Relay for Life Survivor Story: “I Was At Peace With My Decision”

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Esophageal Cancer is a disease in which malignant cells form in the tissues of the esophagus. The esophagus is a muscular tube that moves food and liquids from the throat to the stomach. I have experienced this disease. It all started in my teenage years. I would regurgitate nightly, but I didn’t know why. After many years, I finally saw a Gastroenterologist that diagnosed me with GERD. At the age 32, he conveyed to me that this would eventually turn into Esophageal Cancer. I continued taking medication as prescribed. But, in October 2013, at an appointment, I was told I had Esophageal Cancer. I was told…


For the complete story, see the April 19th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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