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Dara Kram - February 2016
For Florida Surgeon General, John Armstrong, World Cancer Day was a bit more personal this year. After being diagnosed with colon cancer last year, Armstrong has been speaking openly and candidly about his experience.
Though he feels "health is really personal. It's about what individuals hope to achieve in life" he also feels it's important to get the conversations moving and to raise awareness.As a doctor, Armstrong benefits from medical knowledge and is aware of and slightly more prepared for the symptoms and side effects of chemotherapy and the disease but he reminds people that it's important not to focus on side-effects but rather to keep working and living.
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Original source: health.wusf.usf.edu