As a New York City firefighter, Blaise DelBianco was used to daily tests of his strength. But his biggest challenge came once he hung up his hat for good.
Now-retired DelBianco, 60, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2011. It was metastatic — meaning it had spread — though was not terminal. But the tumors that developed on his spine as a result of his diagnosis have kept him in agony every single day.