BY Chuck Williams

In 2001, I was 31 years old, working full time and engaged to be married. I had no symptoms or abnormalities. But one day, I noticed a knot on my left testicle. 

After going to see my doctor in Monroe, Louisiana, I was diagnosed with a rare form of testicular cancer. I underwent surgery to have the testicle removed. I wanted the results of my biopsy sent to MD Anderson.

A week after surgery, I received a call that the...

Chuck Williams stands near the gong at MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center after completing testicular cancer treatment.