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Maine colorectal cancer survivor inspires others to ‘man up’ to cancer

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Two years ago, Trevor Maxwell’s life was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer. His story is this month’s Cancer 2020.He says physically going through chemotherapy and the rest of treatment was taxing, but emotionally and mentally, it was almost worse.Maxwell says with the support of his family and the practitioners taking care of him, he’s in a much better place now. He’s taking his pain and hoping to help others in their journey. He’s created a website and Facebook group for patients, survivors and caregivers called “Man Up to Cancer.”Maxwell says he went inward after his diagnosis and he doesn’t want that for other men.He’s building a community for them to bond, find local resources and treatment and be vulnerable through what is often a crippling time. For more information, click here.

Two years ago, Trevor Maxwell’s life was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer. His story is this month’s Cancer 2020.

He says physically going through chemotherapy and the rest of treatment was taxing, but emotionally and mentally, it was almost worse.

Maxwell says with the support of his family and the practitioners taking care of him, he’s in a much better place now. He’s taking his pain and hoping to help others in their journey.

He’s created a website and Facebook group for patients, survivors and caregivers called “Man Up to Cancer.”

Maxwell says he went inward after his diagnosis and he doesn’t want that for other men.

He’s building a community for them to bond, find local resources and treatment and be vulnerable through what is often a crippling time.

For more information, click here.

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