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Author(s):Best, Stephen
Author Affiliation:Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club
Title:My journey with skin cancer
Source:On Course. Vol. 64, No. 9, January 2011, p. 5-7.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:[Carpentersville, IL]: Midwest Association of Golf Course Superintendents
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Families (unit); Golf course superintendents; Personal injuries; Personal management; Personal profile; Skin cancer; Sun exposure; Sun protection
Subjects' Names:Best, Stephen
Abstract/Contents:Profiles superintendent Stephen Best, a stage 4 melanoma cancer patient, suggesting that "skin cancer is the leading type of cancer." Details Best's discovery of his illness, explaining that "chemo and radiation are working on the lesions in...[his] brain, lung, and liver." Provides medical advice from the Anderson Skin Care Center, highlighting the leading types of skin cancer, possible symptoms, risk factors, and preventative measures that might be taken. Recommends steps to be taken in order to be prepared if a family member becomes sick. Indicates that "skin cancer, if detected early, is very treatable." Advises to "consult...[a] doctor and take a bit more time to take care of yourself."
See Also:Original version appears in Turf Talk [West Texas Golf Course Superintendents Association], 23(6) December 2010, p. [12-15], R=259635. R=259635
Note:Pictures, color
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Best, S. 2011. My journey with skin cancer. On Course. 64(9):p. 5-7.
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