Outracing Prostate Cancer: What Helped Tommy Back on Track?

In this video from Mayo Clinic, shared in August 2015, meet Tommy Archer, a professional racer who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of prostate cancer back in 2012. After his diagnosis, Tommy had to quit racing up until he had fully recovered, which happened with the help of Mayo Clinic and its medical innovations.

“Every night you go to bed, you’re thinking there’s a Pacman inside you, but you don’t know where, but he’s gonna get me if we don’t get him first”, says Archer. Watch the video and find out about his story and how he got back to the racing track.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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