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Prostate Cancer Survivor Encouraging Men to Get Checked Early

Bob Lane, a prostate cancer survivor from South Carolina and ZERO Champion, says from the male perspective he understands why U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin did not immediately disclose his prostate cancer diagnosis.

"Hearing that, it's like nothing you've ever experienced," Lane said. "I appreciate the difficulty he had in announcing it. In a perfect world, I'd like to think he would approach the president and said [to him] 'I have a problem.'" 

Lane is currently cancer-free and volunteers at a place he says helped him stay alive: Urology Specialists of the Carolinas.

"A lot of times, these gentlemen have just learned in last 15-20 minutes they're stage 4. Having been there, that's a lot of load to carry," Lane said. 

Read the full article by the Spectrum here

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