Believe in Progress: an AACR Foundation Podcast
002: Trevor Maxwell - Man Up to Cancer
Trevor Maxwell, 45, has been living with stage IV colon cancer since March of 2018. He has undergone five major surgeries, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and a clinical trial. He lives in Maine with his wife and two teenage daughters.
In January of 2020, Trevor founded Man Up to Cancer, a purpose-driven company and support community that inspires men to connect and avoid isolation during their cancer journeys. MUTC consists of a podcast, website, annual retreat, chemo backpack program, and a Facebook group with nearly 2,000 men impacted by cancer. Trevor has a background in newspaper journalism and is writing a book scheduled to be independently published in December of 2022: “Open Heart, Warrior Spirit: A Man’s Guide to Living With Cancer.”
Man Up to Cancer has partnerships with Seagen, CURE/MJH Life Sciences, Natera, Fight Colorectal Cancer, American Association for Cancer Research, GI Cancers Alliance, COLONTOWN, Global Colon Cancer Association, and Ancora AI.
As a patient advisor, Trevor serves on advisory boards for Seagen, WCG Clinical, and Blue Note Therapeutics.
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If you need support, or want more information about Trevor's organization (Man Up to Cancer), you can visit them here: https://www.manuptocancer.com.
You can also watch a 5-minute video about Man Up to Cancer here: https://vimeo.com/762385021
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