Seeing Cancer as a Motivation, Not a Destination

November 21, 2018

One patient opted to focus on his interests instead of focusing on cancer.

This week on the CURE Talks Cancer podcast, we spoke with Andy Steinfeldt, who looks at cancer “as a motivation rather than a destination." After taking up running at age 63, Andy was diagnosed with prostate cancer a few years later in 2013. But he didn’t let it slow him down.

Since his initial diagnosis, Andy has faced a host of other health challenges — as well as a recurrence he just finished radiation treatment for. But despite all this, Andy has completed two full marathons, earned numerous medals in the Senior Games, takes classes at a local college and has even taken up singing to prove that anything is possible – even with cancer.


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