Husband Chronicles Wife’s Battle with Stage Four Breast Cancer in New Memoir

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Michael Coccari provides personal testimony; shows how wife’s condition changed his family

(Jan.18, 2018) – Michael Coccari sat next to his wife when she got the news. She had breast cancer, stage four, incalculably aggressive. And sadly, the cancer had most likely already spread through the rest of her body.

The prognosis wasn’t positive, but that would not stop the Coccari family from loving one another or holding onto their steadfast faith. Coccari shares the perspective of a husband and a caregiver with “Cancer Fight: My Wife’s Faithful, Fearless Battle Against Breast Cancer.”

“Cancer Fight” honors Coccari’s wife Darlene and chronicles her seven-year battle with the disease. He captures his wife’s personal journey and discusses the procedures she endured, her pursuit of a cure and her faith in God. He also educates readers about cancer and the significance of providing a helping hand to others.

“People who are facing life-threatening illnesses deserve more respect, attention, and support,” Coccari said. “That is why I shared my wife’s story. My wife displayed heroic qualities of courage, resiliency and faith that deserved to be acknowledged.”

“Cancer Fight: My Wife’s Faithful, Fearless Battle Against Breast Cancer”
By Michael Coccari
ISBN: 9781543415476 (hardcover), 9781543415469 (softcover), 9781543415483 (e-book)
Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Xlibris

About the author
Michael Coccari spent his formative years in the Monongahela Valley of western Pennsylvania and the last 31 years in California teaching English at Arvin High School. In between that time, he worked in city government as an employment counselor, as a newspaper reporter, and as an English teacher in Osaka, Japan. He lives in Tehachapi, California with his sons and strives to honor his wife’s memory every day.

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