Eight Months to Live


They reached Sutton in time for Bob's appointment with his doctors. All weekend he had been worrying about his illness. Now, at last, he would learn the truth. Sitting uneasily in a small room at the hospital, his heart pounding, he listened as if in a dream as the two doctors explained he had cancer and only eight months or so to live unless he was prepared to try an immediate, drastic course of chemotherapy treatment. He argued and resisted that harsh verdict and doubted if he was being told the truth. Finally, inevitably, he relented, accepted the doctors' diagnosis and agreed to begin the first course of treatment that very day.

The next four hours ..........................

This is an extract from my book Champion's Story.

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