Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Matt Patrick ending cancer treatments
Matt Patrick, who once hosted radio shows at Akron’s WKDD and Cleveland’s WTAM, announced that he has discontinued his treatments for esophageal cancer.
He was a patient at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, one of the most prestigious cancer-fighting medical facilities in America.
Matt is leaving Houston WTRH, where he began his conservative talk show in 2011.
His co-host Shara Fryer, a cancer survivor, helped Patrick get through the morning show as Patrick's wife also stayed in the studio with him and the rest of the show team as he announced the termination of treatment.
In Akron Matt hosted the “Matt Patrick in the Morning Show” for three decades. It was rock and roll radio.
In Texas, it was “God, guns and country” aimed at a conservative audience.
In Akron Matt hosted an annual radiothon for Akron Children's Hospital, which has raised more than $6 million since its debut in 1999.Patrick was a recovering alcoholic