I only found out recently that Dave had died. Today I learned the details:
When I finally meet the Doctor, he seems relaxed and happy to see me. I bluntly ask — is it a tumor? Yes. Is it malignant? Yes. Oh crap. I have cancer.There's a lot more. It was quite an ordeal, with ups and downs, and it doesn't have a happy ending. Yet another friend touched (hard) by cancer.
Take care of yourselves, take everything seriously, and live strong. We can beat cancer.