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Posts by Dan Dean

Survivor, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Stage 4

Dan is a 15-year survivor of stage IV non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Recognizing that few resources exist geared specifically toward men affected by cancer, Dan founded Cancer Dudes to bring men of all ages together to lead amazing, impactful lives after a cancer diagnosis. Dan also plays basketball, hikes, runs, and performs improv comedy.

I’m Tired of Talking About My Emotions!

by Dan Dean March 21, 2021

Talking, thinking and writing about, burying, processing and shielding your feelings is kind of a pain in the ass. Feelings! Emotions! Who even wants them sometimes?


What the Word Survivor Means to Me

by Dan Dean May 30, 2019

The person I am today is as much influenced by cancer as it is by other life events. The point where cancer survivorship’s influence ends and the impact from another one of my life experiences begins is too murky to really tease out.