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New Prague native was honorary co-chair for Relay for Life in Iowa
Larry Unger, a native of New Prague, was an honorary co-chair for the 2006 Franklin County Relay for Life July 21-22, in Sheffield, IA.
Unger, who lives in Hampton, IA, was diagnosed with colorectal cancer following a routine colonoscopy in July 2005. He received treatments at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, where he underwent 28 radiation treatments along with 5-1/2 weeks of continuous 5FU chemotherapy infusions. His treatment also involved surgery to remove the cancer and chemo treatments.
Unger is now considered cancer-free.