“I said that for Tom’s state of mind, and who he is as a person, that would not be good for him.
“He would literally sit here and count down the days and not live his life.”
Tom added: “I’d be like, ‘Day one, done’.
“There are so many stories of people who were given a bad prognosis and are still here five, 10, even 15 years later.
“We’re going to fight this all the way.”