<b>A cancer diagnosis affects more than just the patient</b>

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This past March, Larry Pratt heard the words no one ever wants to hear: "You have cancer." He was shocked by the diagnosis and fearful about all of the unknowns that lay ahead. He knew that lives around him were about to change dramatically. It didn't matter that the cancer diagnosis wasn't his -- as far as the 79-year-old Middletown resident was concerned, it might as well have been. His wife, Elaine, had breast cancer, but he was ready to do whatever needed to be done to get her through it. Click here to read more about the Pratts' experience of dealing with a cancer diagnosis.