Friday, 10 September 2010

Mark Dailey, Big C

There are a lot of gentlemen in the news biz and Mark Dailey has always stood tall among them while working the TV news beat in Toronto.

A Cittv fixture for 31 years, the Ohio native shared his successful battle with prostate cancer six years ago and became a cancer spokesperson.

Tonight's City Fights Cancer at 7 p.m., followed by Stand Up To Cancer on Citytv will be more personal for Mark's colleagues and friends after learning Wednesday he now has kidney cancer.

Mark says he was preparing for the City Fights Cancer special when doctors told him he has a tumour on his left kidney.

As he did with prostate cancer, Mark is talking openly about his new medical challenge and will no doubt continue to be an inspiration to thousands of other cancer patients.

Mark has told viewers he will anchor the 11 p.m. CityNews Tonight for two more weeks before taking time off for his daughter's wedding on Oct. 1, followed by surgery.

Fight the good fight, Mark.

1 comment:

  1. Mark is a big man with a big heart. If anyone can beat this, he can. Our thoughts are with him.

    Rob Lamberti
    Toronto Sun Unit
    CEP Local 87-M