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Jim Preen

Jim Preen
I’m Jim Preen, a Londoner, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the Autumn/Fall of 2017 at the age of sixty-three. I call my cancer The Unwelcome Guest. In my writing I try to tackle this intruder with a combination of honesty and humour, but inevitably darker topics are addressed; some of which might conceivably put you off your coffee. Read more.

a man stands with his arms crossed inside a snake oil package label.

Snake Oil

When I was first diagnosed with prostate cancer a doctor told me if he could prescribe exercise as a pill,