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January 14, 2019

The Dawn of a New Age in Cancer Treatment

One of the most important events last year was the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a drug based on a tumor’s genetic profile as opposed to the tissue where it originated. “This marks another step in an important shift toward treating cancers based on their tumor genetics rather than their site of…

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December 15, 2018

When “i” is replaced by “we,” even illness becomes wellness

Many issues in life are overwhelming; getting diagnosed with cancer is one of those. I’ve been very fortunate. Many of my friends and colleagues that are part of this “brotherhood” haven’t been as fortunate. Prostate cancer is terribly underfunded (and misunderstood) compared to other Cancers because men don’t talk about it. They don’t engage because…

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November 1, 2018

My New Book Is Now Available For Purchase!

When I was diagnosed with cancer, it devastated me. My history is that of a great athlete, absorbed with training and competition—but that made me almost arrogant about my health. So when I got some of the worst news a person can get, it completely defeated me. I lost a friend to cancer the year…

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December 27, 2017

Choosing the Right Mindset

The dictionary defines mindset as a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations.  This is an intentional act.  It does not happen by accident.  A positive mindset keeps you focused in the right direction.  Conversely, a fixed mindset focuses on a negative outcome. Immediately after learning of…

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January 7, 2017

DEAR KONA

Dear Kona, Next Sunday, you have a rendezvous with my brother Tom Hulsey as well as all the other competitors, at IRONMAN World Championship, the Super Bowl of triathlons. Understand, we all know you will put up a fight, that you will not go quietly into the good night. The conditions you’ll throw at them…

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July 28, 2016

With Perseverance, “Anything is Possible”

“It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.”  This quote by my idol, Coach Vince Lombardi, never resonated more with me then at Ironman Lake Placid Sunday. Ironman (IM) is a perfect metaphor about life; it’s the journey.  You have to keep putting one foot in front of the other; there…

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