Andy Winslow

Warrior

Age: 

46

Hometown: 

Airdrie, Alberta

Occupation: 

Firefighter.

If you have cancer, what is your diagnosis?: 

Pilocytic Astrocytoma grade 2 brain tumor.

What treatments have you undergone?: 

August 8, 2007. Surgery to remove wallnut sized tumor from occipital lobe of the brain. Approximately 10% of the mass was left in place due to proximity to optic nerve bundle. 5 weeks of radiation therapy started April 2008. Surgery, recovery and radiation treatment were carried out by the remarkable doctors and staff at the Foothills Hospital and the Tom Baker Center. They truely are the greatest.

If cancer walked into the room, what would you say to it?: 

Get lost, I have things to do!

Who is your Rider?: 

Kerry Appleton

If you had cancer, what was the diagnosis?: 

August 2007 brain tumor was found by CT scan, then further investigated by MRI.

When were you first diagnosed?: 

Dignosed on August 7,2007. After prolonged headaches and progressive peripheral vision loss.

What are your top 5 inspirational songs?: 

Louis Armstrong, What A Wonderful World, Tim McGraw, Live Like You Were Dying, Billy Whithers, Lean On Me, Billy Whithers, Ain't No Sunshine, Alison Krauss, Down To The River To Pray.

Relationship to your Rider: 

Friend and co-worker.

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