Prostate Cancer Patient: Elliott’s Story

Meet Elliott Etheredge. Elliott is 46-years-old and part of a really active family, but he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. When he received his diagnosis, he was very confused. Getting a cancer diagnosis is never easy and sometimes it takes some time to settle and accept the news.

Here’s what you need to know about prostate cancer in 5 minutes.

In this video, shared by NorthShore University HealthSystem, Elliott talks about his personal battle with prostate cancer, which type of treatment option he chose to treat his cancer and how the promise of personalized medicine may lead to better hereditary risk assessment.

 

Read more about the stages of prostate cancer.

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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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