Rob Bichan: Living with a Brain Tumor, but Fitter and Happier than Ever

March 28, 2023 by
Courtesy of Rob Bichan(@ bichanrob)

He was 17 years old when he received the news: An inoperable brain tumor.

And with those words, Rob Bichan’s life changed forever.

That was three years ago when the Scotsman Bichan was told he had nine to 12 months to live, two years tops if the treatment went well.

“It was so surreal. I almost didn’t believe it. It was an absolute shock, especially because I was so healthy and fit,” said Bichan, who started CrossFit when he was 12 years old. 

But here he is today, a 19-year-old who can lift more than he did prior to being diagnosed with cancer, and is ready to show the world that you can continue to live, and live happily, with cancer.

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