U.S. Olympic swimmer Eric Shanteau cuts through the water like a hot knife through butter. There's not much that can slow him down, not even cancer. Shanteau was diagnosed with testicular cancer one week before the Olympic trials in 2008. He decided to defer treatment for testicular cancer until after his Olympic competition back in Beijing. Although no one can put themselves in another person's position, the consequence of this decision could not be greater. But fortunately for Shanteau, his cancer was detected early on.
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