October is breast cancer awareness month.
Mathew Knowles is a music executive and the father of two highly successful women in the music industry, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and Solange Knowles.
Most recently Mathew announced he is battling stage IA breast cancer in an interview with "Good Morning America" co-anchor Michael Strahan.
In this first-person account, Knowles shares his story on coming to terms with his diagnosis, thoughts on the stigmas attached to male breast cancer and his hopes that his account will inspire more men to speak out.
Check out the full conversation below. Prayers and well wishes to Mr. Knowles.