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Dialogs: Catching Esc and __only__ Esc [MFC]

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Hi all, I'm close to despair. Been trying to find a workaround to disable CDialog's default behavior when the user presses the <Esc> button (namely closing the Dialog). I've read about a dozen threads where users asked the same question and usually they were told to just override CDialog::OnCancel() and do nothing in the reimplemented version. HOWEVER, this does not work in my case since I still want to allow the user to close the app using the little cross in the upper right hand corner (or the file->exit menu). So basically I just need to filter out the <Esc> key press event and stop it from getting processed by the application, but I don't know where. Anyone know a solution?

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