Macmillan Cancer Support – Mario’s Story – owning a business when you’re diagnosed with cancer Macmillan Cancer Support - 'I felt like I was falling from a great height but Pat, my Macmillan nurse, was there to catch me.' - Mario. After Mario was diagnosed with cancer, he felt like everything was ripped away from him. But Pat made sure he didn't face cancer alone and now Mario volunteers alongside her at his local Macmillan information and support centre.