I feel very fortunate about having enjoyed the top 1% of health wellness there is up to this point. Moving forward, prostrate cancer among men is something I follow. This post is from Chuck Gallagher, prostrate cancer survivor. You may find it as interesting as I do.
That’s what the paper I received in the mail said related to a recent application for life insurance.
Amazed. I was honestly confused. I had never been denied life insurance and to be denied for the small amount I was applying for seemed crazy. So, of course, the first thing I did was rather indignantly call my insurance advisor and ask what the heck was wrong. I didn’t expect his response.
“Well Chuck, they told me that the probability of you living another 20 years was slim…therefore they denied it. After all your PSA is rising.”
All I could do was shake my head. “I understand,” was the best I could mutter back as I was reeling in disbelief at the words I was hearing. How did I not know my PSA was rising and what did that mean. The probability I would not live another 20 years was…
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