Living with Prostate Cancer

When Rick Dancer found out he had prostate cancer in January 2010, he knew his life was changed. He says he was shocked, stunned and scared. But Rick wasn’t scared the cancer was going to kill him. He knew prostate cancer is highly treatable. He just didn’t want to go through the process of dealing with the cancer, and the treatments. But Rick, who works in the television production industry, realized he wanted to [...]

By | September 4th, 2013|Rick's Story|

Personalized prostate cancer treatment that’s right for you

You just found out you have prostate cancer. Take a deep breath. You’ve been diagnosed with one of the most treatable forms of cancer. And you don’t have to do this alone. Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center has a team of experts ready to talk to you about all your options. You are your best advocate. It’s important you learn the facts and choose a treatment for prostate cancer that’s best for [...]

By | August 21st, 2013|Rick's Story|

Information for Wives & Partners

He needs your help, but he may not know how to ask Your partner just found out he has prostate cancer, and he’s not sure how to fix it. Rick Dancer, prostate cancer survivor and advocate, talks about how men perceive their cancer with a desire to fix it, which is what they often believe is their role. He talks about his own fears after being diagnosed, and how his wife, and any partner, [...]

By | August 21st, 2013|Rick's Story|
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