Bishop Thom talks about his cancer; promotes value of early screening

Prayers, best wishes and thanks to Bishop Brian Thom of Idaho for sharing news of his recent prostate cancer diagnosis and touting the importance of early detection. He reports that “the combination of vigilance, great doctors, and some cool robotics (as well as the prayers of the good people of the Diocese of Idaho and beyond), will likely put an end to my prostate cancer experience” and he expects to resume his ministry by the end of October.

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  1. Michael Hartney

    Prayers are certainly with you +Thom. I, for one, have taken your advice for years – and hope that many others will too. Get well soon.

    Michael Hartney

    Diocese of Rochester

  2. In 2007, they caught mine early and I’m still here. Whenever the Bishop thinks he’s ready to go back to work, I’d urge him to wait two weeks and then go back.

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