BY John Sullivan

In August 2019, I noticed a small lump on the right side of my neck while shaving. I immediately thought to myself that this was not normal.

I did not want to waste any time. I made an appointment that same day with my family doctor, who referred me to an ear, nose and throat specialist for a biopsy.

That is when I found out I had a rare throat cancer called hypopharynx cancer. This type of cancer affects the bottom of your...

John Sullivan stands beside a Christmas tree with his youngest daughter, Leslie