Colon cancer survivor Gaetano Boriello discusses being diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer on August 18, 2008. Gaetano had been feeling lightheaded for a few months, and went in to see his doctor after almost fainting while on a business trip. He was found to be anemic and had a colonoscopy scheduled that afternoon, where they found a large tumor. It was later discovered that the tumor had spread outside his colon, and he also had tumors on his liver. Gaetano went to SCCA and the University of Washington where he opted for the more aggressive treatment of removing 1/3 of his colon, as well as liver surgery.