Wayne Sticha: Prostate Cancer Survivor Turned Advocate
Nearly 250,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. In this interview, produced in partnership with PatientsLikeMe, Wayne Sticha shares his personal story of surviving prostate cancer and how he's using his learnings to help others. Discovering that many of his friends knew nothing about prostate cancer, Wayne organized annual “Ride for Dads,” an annual motorcycle ride forming community and awareness about prostate cancer, now three years strong. Wayne is also an active member of PatientsLikeMe, a free online community where patients can connect and share their stories.
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Prostate Cancer SurvivorOn any given day, you’ll see 64 year-old executive recruiter Wayne Sticha, of Lindstrom, Minnesota, riding his Victory, enjoying the Minnesota breeze. In early 2009, that breeze became a strong wind when Wayne learned he had prostate cancer. After conducting thorough research, Wayne opted to have his prostate surgically removed via the Da Vinci robotic method. Since his surgery, with... more >