Patients “light the night” to support blood cancer curesUC Health Sep 21, 2018
The Wyoming rancher’s back hurt.
Nathan Kissack, 30, figured he had pulled a muscle while cutting hay for the cows on his ranch near Spotted Horse, a two-gas pump town in northeastern Wyoming.
Along with the tough labor on the ranch, Kissack had been working hard to get in great shape. He and a friend had plans to climb the tallest peak in South America, Mount Aconcagua, which soars to nearly 23,000 feet in the Andes Mountains of Argentina.
Worried about his back, Kissack went to see a buddy who’s a chiropractor in Gillette. The news was bad. An X-ray showed a large tumor right in the middle of Kissack’s chest.
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