A group of cancer survivors from Iowa is on their way to Mount Everest base camp this week, part of a three-week trek that will cover 65 miles and end up at 18,200 feet. The group of 14 ranges in age from 27 to 64 and is led by Richard Deming, MD, medical director of Mercy Cancer Center in Des Moines.

Brian Triplett from Davenport is with the group to blog about the adventure, with some remarkable photos from Dr. Deming.

Way to kick cancer’s ascent, folks!
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