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May 2018

Local cancer survivor creates app to help patients

A local man who's survived two bouts with cancer has created an app meant to help those currently battling the disease.

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April 2018

GRYT Health helps people with cancer, inspired by CEO's own journey

 There's a warmth that's readily apparent with Dave Fuehrer. His smile is infectious, his interest in you genuine and his sympathy obvious for the people who make his company possible. And for good reason. To him, GRYT Health is more than just an app development company. It's a deeply personal pursuit of making life just ...

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February 2018

GRYT Health receives Participant Engagement Award at SCOPE Summit

As the co-founder and CEO of GRYT Health, I find myself swiming in gratitude for what happened today. The opening to my talk explains why.

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January 2018

Social media, apps aid adolescents, young adults with cancer

The first time Dave Fuehrer was diagnosed with testicular cancer, he was knocked back. The twenty-something competitive bodybuilder, a recent New York State champion, was unprepared for his journey from wellness to disease, and then through treatments and their sequelae.

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December 2017

GRYT visits INC Research-inVentiv Health

Many of us work in Oncology Clinical trials for the opportunity to give back - to make valuable contributions in the development of novel and much needed new medicines. Odds are that more than half of you reading this post have been touched by Cancer – either with your own diagnosis, or that for a family member or loved one.

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December 2017

Dave Fuehrer By: Alexis Harris

David Fuehrer. 2001 Natural New York State Bodybuilding Champion. “I had just won the New York State Natural Bodybuilding title. I was a competitive athlete, in the best shape of my life and it was February, so I was three months from finishing my undergrad degree at the Rochester Institute of Technology.”

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December 2017

Cancer and Sex: Why is Nobody Talking About It?

Wearing only stretchy blue briefs, David Fuehrer posed for the camera with one beefy arm flexed over his head, the other clenched in front of his chest. T hick muscles and veins rippled under his tan, hairless skin, and there was a tense smirk on his face. It was 2001, and Fuehrer, then 25, was just a few days away from winning the light heavyweight title at the Natural New York State Bodybuilding Championship.

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December 2017

Young female cancer survivors not clear on infertility risks

In October 2001, David Fuehrer was the strongest man in New York. Or at least he was the holder of a statewide “Natural Bodybuilding” title.

Just four months later, Fuehrer was diagnosed with testicular cancer. He was 25 years old.

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December 2017

Happy to be Disease-Free, but Not Happy

Wearing only stretchy blue briefs, David Fuehrer posed for the camera with one beefy arm flexed over his head, the other clenched in front of his chest. T hick muscles and veins rippled under his tan, hairless skin, and there was a tense smirk on his face. It was 2001, and Fuehrer, then 25, was just a few days away from winning the light heavyweight title at the Natural New York State Bodybuilding Championship.

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December 2017

How Social Media Helps Young People With Cancer

The summer between her sophomore and junior years of high school, Thea Linscott of East Meadows, New York, says her lifelong dance teacher kept asking if she felt OK. Linscott felt fine, apart from a little fatigue, so she was taken aback by the question. But then a strange bump appeared on her shoulder, which a pediatric dermatologist told her to get biopsied.