Curtis Pesmen

Curtis Pesmen, veteran magazine editor/journalist (Esquire, GQ, SELF, Glamour, Redbook) and book author (How a Man Ages and What She Wants), was diagnosed with advanced colon cancer in 2001. As health/features editor of SELF, he helped develop the pink-ribbon breast cancer awareness campaign. An award-winning, seven-part series of his (so far) successful fight against colon cancer ran in Esquire.