They say lightning never strikes the same place twice, but Barry Howe knows better.
He watched his father pass away from lung cancer. His grandfather died from complications due to cancer, and numerous aunts and uncles received cancer diagnoses in their lifetimes as well.
It’s devastating to watch it happen to those you love – it can feel like the sky is falling when it happens to you.
Barry’s world turned upside down in October 2004 when he was diagnosed with colon cancer. Three months later in January 2005, the unthinkable happened: Barry was diagnosed with a second primary cancer – thyroid cancer.