March 15, 2010
Rex Prior was first diagnosed with testicular cancer at age 8. The Baker University student had a recurrence of the cancer in 2008 when it returned at stage IV. Since that time, Prior has been living his life around medical procedures, treatments and part-time jobs.
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Rex Prior was only 8 years old when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. Twenty-six years later, in December 2008, the Baker University student was rushed to the emergency room at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, where a blood clot was discovered in his lung. He was told that his cancer, diagnosed as stage IV, was back.