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Randy Shaver Beat Hodgkin's Lymphoma Two Decades Ago. Now, He Is Diagnosed With Cancer Again

Date August 29, 2018

How Randy Shaver beat cancer 20 years ago

When Randy Shaver, a star anchor at KARE 11, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma 20 years ago, he took on the disease with courage. To eliminate the condition, Randy had to have chemo for 5 months and radiation therapy for one month, kare11.com reported. Despite his struggles, he continued working while getting treatment.

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Fortunately, the treatment was a success. Randy and his wife, Roseanne, had already been involved with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society before he was diagnosed, so they decided to continue their work.

The couple soon started their own charity, Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund, and they have managed to raise millions for research and patient support.

Shaver’s revelations about his struggle and his charity work has helped many other cancer patients and their loved ones.

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Cancer rears its ugly head again

Things have been going great for Randy and his family, but cancer has reared its ugly head again. On August 27, Randy Shaver took to social media to announce his prostate cancer diagnosis.

The anchor is going to face the disease with the same fighting spirit he showed in 1998, when he beat Hodgkin’s lymphoma. In his post on Facebook, Randy informed his followers that the cancer was found early and the prognosis is good. He also encouraged other men and women to get screened.

Randy’s fans and colleagues rallied around him, and many of them wrote encouraging comments. Here are some of them:

With this kind of attitude, this man will beat cancer again, that’s for sure! And Randy’s announcement isn’t only about him. His message to us is not to skip our routine check-ups – that’s a sound advice to follow!

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