Tag: Stage 4 colon cancer

Iraq war veteran, San Benito graduate succumbs to cancer

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Guadalupe “Lupe” Maldonado, a three-time veteran of the Iraq War, died on Saturday, Feb. 1, following a hard-fought battle with Stage 4 colon cancer. He was 36 years old. Lupe, who graduated in the Top Five percent and number six of his class from …

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STILL FIGHTING: Soldier aims to beat cancer, calls Army doctors into question

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Lupe Maldonado has fought in many battles throughout his career in the military, but he is now fighting the battle of his life. Maldonado, who graduated from San Benito High School in 1996 ranked sixth in his class and from the University of Texas …

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