Always an upbeat optimist, even Michael was shaken to his core to learn his type of cancer was reported to have a 15% survival rate.

“Men are told to man up, not be a sissy, don’t cry. You’ve got to throw all that out if you have cancer. Admit that you’re afraid, come to Cancer CAREpoint and get the support you need.”

That paralyzing fear convinced him that even the strongest man needs support when dealing with a cancer diagnosis.

He took advantage of Cancer CAREpoint’s one-on-one counseling, therapeutic massage and nutrition classes, and his wife attended the caregiver support group.