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Colon Cancer Survivor Carries on as Father, Firefighter, Marathoner, and Calendar Model

Firefighter Steve DeLuca and family pose in front of one of his station's trucks.
Firefighter Steve DeLuca and family pose in front of one of his station's trucks.Steve Deluca
    Steve DeLuca at end of marathon with medal in hand.
    After DeLuca finished chemotherapy, he signed up for a marathon. Now he runs the Chicago Marathon every fall. Steve DeLuca
    Sheila M. Eldred

    Sheila M. Eldred

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    Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from deadly diseases to elite athletes, including superbugs, opioids, ticks, and laughter yoga. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.