SHOUT OUT: If Fair Lawn police have seemed particularly dedicated to raising money to fight cancer during No-Shave November, it’s because the cause hits close to home.
Kerrie Prettitore, a 42-year-old mother of three, was diagnosed with colon cancer in February 2014 and subsequently had successful surgery to remove the tumor.
However, a rare genetic disorder has her fighting for her life after a single chemotherapy treatment.
“Kerrie didn’t know she was born with DPD Deficiency, which dramatically increases risk factors for 5-FU based chemotherapy,” Sgt. Brian Metzler said. READ MORE….
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