Published in Cancer Weekly, November 16th, 2004
At that time, a doctor confirmed what Mustin had long suspected: The bump on his nose was cancerous. Today, nearly a year after a biopsy, the right side of Mustin's nose is a plum-colored concave of cartilage. He does little more than keep it slathered in an antibiotic ointment.
"It's not supposed to kill me, but it's not getting any better either," the 51-year-old said.
A part-time roofer who grew up surfing at the Oceanfront, Virginia, Mustin knows he is a walking billboard for sunscreen use. But a...
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