WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Craig Sawka was diagnosed with breast cancer 13 years ago.
"I found a lump on my breast when I was showering and like everybody else being a male, I procrastinated and went into denial and did nothing for about 6 months. The treatment was a mastectomy and the size of the lump had grown to the point where they wanted to follow up with chemo."
Craig says he should not have waited to see a doctor.
"Had I been smart enough to get in early, I may not have had the chemo."
That life experience has turned into a mission for him. speaking with men about their health and participating in Komen races, with his girlfriend by his side.
"Men have a potential for it of only one percent. It's pretty rare, but it's there."
His girlfriend, Lori Bourque said, "It's very important and it's challenging for both people. But I think it makes a huge difference in their recovery and their attitude and how they feel."