Olympic swimmer Eric Shanteau testicu...

Olympic swimmer Eric Shanteau testicular cancer

There are 48 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Jul 11, 2008, titled Olympic swimmer Eric Shanteau testicular cancer. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Olympic swimmer Eric Shanteau is heading to Beijing with a devastating diagnosis: He has cancer.

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Reed

Fresno, CA

#47 Jul 11, 2008
Let me correct myself, it was 12 years and 1 day ago, sorry, my math skills took the day off!
Michael Anthony

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#48 Jul 11, 2008
Although I am wish him well in his Olympic pursuits, you simply do not take chances with a diagnosis of cancer. This is a fast growning cancer, that can change within in a matter of weeks. Whether this is a lifetime dream or not, is immaterial. What is material is the diagnosis of cancer, plain and simple. "His Goal" is the Olympics. While I applaud him working towards "His Goal," he fails to take into account on how his decision affects those who know and love him.(And please NBC, spare us the many stories of his "brave" fight during your television coverage. I can already hear the music now..)
Margo Fez

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#49 Jul 11, 2008
After all, one can still swim without balls - women do it all the time.
Chicago

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#50 Jul 11, 2008
Chicago wrote:
Some Great British Testicular Examination Videos:
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Here are one more:

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And 3 from a doctor's perspective:

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Broadview, IL

#51 Jul 11, 2008
Heinie wrote:
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What's the matter with you? It's a joke. Don't you recognize a joke when you hear one? hahaha
Man, each time I read these statements from you I laughed so hard MY DAUGHTER could hear me and asked why I was laughing. Of course, I lied, THANKS!(giggles)
Reality

Winter Haven, FL

#52 Jul 14, 2008
Jane wrote:
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Seriously?! Are you the forum bully? Should people hesitate before they respond to something you wrote for fear of????
Dear Lord......that was another joke. Initially, I thought that you were faking your apparent lack of a sense of humor, but it appears that you seriously don't get it.

We really need to get you to start laughing. Rather than trying a complicated joke, we should probably just start with a small test tickle.........
duh

Richmond, VA

#53 Aug 11, 2008
Young, healthy athletes with testicular cancer = steroid use. What else could it be??
Chicago

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#54 Aug 11, 2008
duh wrote:
Young, healthy athletes with testicular cancer = steroid use. What else could it be??
This has nothing to do with steroid use.

Testicular cancer is very common and healthy young men are exactly who normally get it.

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