Former NHL coach Burns leads prostate cancer awareness march Print
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Saturday, 16 June 2007 14:12
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 MONTREAL (AP) -Former NHL coach Pat Burns led marchers from the top of Mount Royal on Saturday to raise awareness about prostate cancer.
``We've been working on this a little bit to try to get some men to understand that they've got to put the machoism aside,'' Burns said. ``Being a cancer patient myself, I know how important it is. ``Men are a little but lazy when it comes to those things.''
Burns' 13-year NHL coaching career was cut short during the 2003-04 playoffs when he was diagnosed with colon cancer. In 2005, the disease struck a second time, this time in his liver. The 55-year-old Montreal native had two major surgeries and chemotherapy.
``This has been the biggest challenge of my life,'' he said. ``Walking out of that doctor's office after he had told me (about the cancer) was a real taste of reality. It was a real slap in the face.''
More than 200 walkers and sports celebrities joined Burns for the Walk of Courage, which also raised funds for prostate cancer research.
``I've been through some rough times, but right now I feel good about everything,'' said Burns, a consultant with the New Jersey Devils.
 

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