Changing the narrative

Prostate cancer survivor Larry Ferguson shares his story to encourage other men to know their options and stop suffering in silence.

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Prostate cancer survivor Larry Ferguson sits in an exam room in his dental clinical


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Not your average LOWVELO team: Retirees prove wellness can be found at any age

portrait of LOWVELO participant Peter McKinney gazing into the camera, arms propped onto the side of the pool

The average age of this LOWVELO fundraising team? Somewhere between 80 and 90. Residents of South Bay at Mount Pleasant are walking and swimming to raise money for lifesaving cancer research at Hollings.

“I view this not just as a thing to use to raise money but as an exercise in physical fitness and giving. My job, my task, my role at this point in my life is to give what I have to others,” said Peter McKinney.

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I don't think that either of us expected that first initial experiment to work. But when we saw how well it worked and really started to conceptualize where this could go and how important this could be, it was exciting.

Megan Tennant, graduate student

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