BY Rob Gales

In spring 2017, I went in for a routine physical and heard the words that no guy wants to hear: “You have late-stage aggressive prostate cancer, and we are concerned that it has spread.”

Up until that moment, I had been busy doing life, going to work and spending time with my family. I was overwhelmed with questions: How will this impact my family? How will this impact my career? And then I was suddenly worried I had missed my...

Rob Gales and radiation therapist Denice Jones stand together by the gong at the Proton Therapy Center to mark the end of his treatment on Nov. 3, 2017