Trevor Maxwell – Man Up to Cancer
In this episode of Believe in Progress, Trevor Maxwell talks with Mitch about his cancer journey. Trevor, 45, has been living with stage IV colon cancer since March 2018. He has undergone five major surgeries, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and participated in a clinical trial. In January 2020, Trevor founded Man Up to Cancer, a purpose-driven company and support community that inspires men to connect and avoid isolation during their cancer journeys. Trevor has a background in newspaper journalism and is writing a book: “Open Heart, Warrior Spirit: A Man’s Guide to Living With Cancer.”
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