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Proton beams are just the catch for fisherman fighting prostate cancer

65-year-old Doug Neal on his boat
  This month, 65-year-old Doug Neal will be setting out with his commercial fishing partner for the blue waters of the Gulf of Alaska to catch black cod. The same as he’s done nearly every May since he was 14.   “Between the two of us, we’ll catch 55,000 pounds,” Doug said. “My buddy’s already made one trip. I imagine we can get our quotas in one more trip out there.”   Doug is grateful his friend has invited him aboard for the week-long trip. Doug used to captain his own 52-foot vessel, fishing for black cod, halibut and salmon from March to September and delivering his haul to buyers in Juneau and Sitka, Alaska.   But he sold his boat a few years ago to tend to his kids following the death of his wife. “She had kept the family... Full article