The Patient: The Cost of Cancer
May 3, 2019
Last night, Nick was honored to share his cancer story at a preview and fundraiser for an important new documentary called The Patient.
The documentary tells the story of several patients living with cancer, and is designed to be a resource for cancer survivors and their family and friends. The Patient offers a deep and holistic understanding of what it means to live with a chronic illness. It follows several cancer patients through their fears and joys, new friendships and rekindled family bonds, and daily challenges.
The documentary was made in Portland and directed by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Jon Garcia.
Nick shared his personal journey with cancer and several lessons he’s learned over the past 20 months.
Special thanks to Caroline Fitchett for organizing the screening, Dan Coates for emceeing, Bill and Diane McLean for their support of the film, and the many people – both in front of and behind the camera – who made the film possible.