Living with Advanced Prostate Cancer: Every Month Matters

When you’ve been diagnosed with cancer at an advanced stage such as advanced prostate cancer, your life takes on different meaning and you begin to think more about what really matters — and what is simply not worth wasting your time. That’s what Matt did.

But what is advanced prostate cancer?

Matt was diagnosed with high-risk locally advanced prostate cancer in December 2003. At the time, he was told he could expect to live for two, possibly three years and should consider “getting his affairs in order”. Instead, he climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and went with his family on an exploration of southern India. The adventures didn’t stop. Nine years of full living after receiving what he considered was a “death sentence”, Matt recalls his experience with friends and family in this video shared in 2013 by Every Month Matters.

 

Find out more about the role of testing in advanced prostate cancer.

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