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The healthiest man on the town until anemia sent me to the hospital.

Surprise, I've been diagnosed with cancer

After receiving a colonoscopy, then removing 18 inches of my colon, what followed was chemotherapy.

To get a port? or to not get a port?

The initial decision of not allowing the port implanted was reconsidered after seeing the arms of other patients. Some days the quick stab that's felt is nothing compared to getting IV's. Do it!

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