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Texas Man To Race Ironman One Year After Cancer Diagnosis

As an athlete, Marc Lishewski is used to taking good care of his body. But prostate cancer was something he could never have anticipated.

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As an athlete, Marc Lishewski is used to taking good care of his body. But prostate cancer was something he could never have anticipated.

Last May, Lishewski went in for a routine doctor’s appointment. A blood test during the appointment revealed the presence of prostate-specific antigens, an indicator that something could be wrong. A biopsy confirmed that he did in fact have the early stages of prostate cancer.

“I think my immediate reaction wasn’t the normal reaction that people have,” Lishewski said, shrugging. “I wasn’t crestfallen. I knew I needed to take care of it, and I thought, ‘If anyone can get through this, it’s me.’”

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