Archive for August, 2021

My prostate cancer has still not reared its ugly head after 11 years, but the news is not so reassuring for my brother, Rob.

His has been stabilised at a single tumour, but it’s close to his spine and he is needing a lot of pain management.

There is a possibility, though, the pain is coming from another unrelated condition – deterioration in the structure of some vertebrae. The medics are investigating the possibility of him have the culprits fused so they don’t press on the spinal nerves.

Hopefully, such an operation would give him a much more comfortable life.

Meantime, he’s had a wonderful week of tributes to his more than half a century of work as a photo-journalist. Go to YouTube and take a look at a video I put together about it all.

Tributes to Rob Tucker – photo-journalist

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