When prostate cancer spreads, life doesn’t have to stop

Woods Brown, of Evart, Mich, was diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer and received surgery and radiation, but the cancer continued to spread.

He enrolled in a clinical trial at the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center that was investigating a new treatment supported by the SU2C- Prostate Cancer Foundation Prostate Cancer Dream Team on precision medicine.

Brown is now considered cancer-free.

The Browns, originally from Philadelphia, retired in northern Michigan in December 2012. They don’t hesitate when asked how they like their new home state: “We love it.”

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