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Part 2 of the ABC News series visits two patients with life threatening recurrent cancers.  In this installment, we meet Jack, an avid race car driver whose prostate cancer returned after treatment two years ago.  Jack understands the devastating effects of cancer, he lost four siblings to the disease. Jack approached his cancer treatment like he approached racing, he planned to win. Jack is a winner, thanks to his willingness to seek out the best treatment solution, even though far away from home.

Meet Nicole, faced with the recurrence of an aggressive head/neck cancer.  One solution was to remove her tongue to save her life. Luckily she found Dr. Hayes who offered a different solution. Using brachytherapy and hyperthermia, Nicole kept her tongue and her ability to speak and swallow normally. Both patients are now one year cancer free.

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Both cases were treated at Gamma West Cancer Services using brachytherapy and the Pyrexar BSD-500 Interstitial Hyperthermia System. See the video and full transcript at www.Good4Utah.com

See the complete ABC News series Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5