It started around the beginning of May 2007 when I was 53. Severe back pain in the left side, around the kidneys. The pain only started late in the afternoon and was debilitating lasted all night.
I was a fit and healthy 51 year old, a husband and father of five. Holding a Ph.D in engineering, I carried out a challenging and demanding role as environmental manager for one of the world’s largest resource companies.
In March 2010, Stephen Towell started to notice he was unusually low on energy.When night sweats and rapid weight loss followed, Stephen began to worry.He had plans for a holiday, and decided he would see his local GP once he returned home.