Then, two days after his operations, they got married, just before he embarked on chemo and radiation therapy.
I was really willing to try anything to save my life.
That's when I went hard-core raw, vegan, superfoods.'It started with Rob looking up some alternative therapies he could try, including a treatment center in Tijuana, Mexico, which has been popular among American colon cancer patients.
The doctors weren't really telling me all of this but I knew it was serious, I thought I was going to die.'But Amanda just stuck with me. That's when you know love is true.' The couple got engaged there and then ('I think I had a catheter in...
it really wasn't very romantic but we didn't have time for the whole "down on one knee thing", I was weak').
Doctors said the Las Vegas bartender would need a colostomy bag put in, followed by an ileostomy, then two bouts of chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
However, after the surgeries and the first round, with his cancer downgraded to stage 3A, he said he couldn't take it any more and needed some time to detox his body of the chemicals before starting more treatment.A father-of-two who was given weeks to live has revealed he beat stage 4 colorectal cancer after switching to a vegan diet.Rob Mooberry, now 43, told Daily Mail Online he was hospitalized with a perforated colon in July 2012, and scans revealed he had cancer which had spread to his bowels, lymph nodes and liver.'At first I wasn't all raw and vegan, it was just vegetarian,' he told Daily Mail Online.'To be honest, it was easier for us to just cook one meal rather than two, so being plant-based was straight-forward.'But when I finished chemo, the oncologists were saying I would need to do more straight away and I really didn't want to. That's when I knew I needed to do anything to beat this cancer.For decades, the most at-risk demographics were African Americans and over-55s.