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August 24, 2018

Envisioning a Future Without Breast Cancer

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With coordinated care from a multidisciplinary team and participation in a research clinical trial, Stacy Hanson is successfully combating a daunting breast cancer diagnosis.

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Tags: breast cancer, clinical trials, Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, Dr. Laura Vallow, Dr. Sarah McLaughlin, Dr. Sarvam TerKonda, Dr. Tri Dinh, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, MayoClinicFL, Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health


June 6, 2018

Living in the Present, Grateful for Life

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Buoyed by her Mayo Clinic care team, Kellie Leasure, a 48-year-old mother of four living with metastatic breast cancer, embraces each day.

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Tags: breast cancer, Dr. Ian Parney, Dr. Michelle Clarke, Dr. Peter Rose, Dr. Timothy Hobday, HER2-positive breast cancer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Metastatic breast cancer


March 21, 2018

Holistic Care Makes Breast Cancer Journey Easier to Navigate

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As she thought about her cancer treatment options, Jennifer Deaderick knew she wanted to include therapies that would take all of her needs into account. She found the type of whole-person care she was looking for at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: breast cancer, Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Dr. Dawn Mussallem, MayoClinicFL, Robert and Monica Jacoby Center for Breast Health


March 12, 2018

Breast Cancer Survivor Wonders, ‘What If?’

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Diagnosed with breast cancer after putting off her annual mammogram for several years, Tammy Jackson shares her story to encourage others to make cancer screening exams a priority.

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Tags: breast cancer, Dr. Megan Meyers, HERS Breast Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


January 5, 2018

Genetic Testing Sets a Course for Successful Cancer Treatment

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Michele Sabados’ care team at Mayo Clinic worked together to craft an individualized care plan to treat her advanced breast cancer. It paid off. Today, Michele’s cancer is gone.

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Tags: breast cancer, Cancer care, Dr. Dawn Jaroszewski, Dr. Donald Northfelt


December 14, 2017

Relishing Motherhood After Battling Advanced Breast Cancer

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When she found out her breast cancer had come back, Luciana Farfalli, M.D., faced an uncertain future. But care at Mayo Clinic put the cancer in remission and allowed her to turn her attention back to the family she adores.

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Tags: breast cancer, Dr. James Jakub, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center


November 15, 2017

Double Cancer Diagnosis Leads Arizona Couple to Mayo Clinic for Care

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When Vincent and Sandra Streech were diagnosed with cancer, the husband and wife turned to Mayo Clinic. The pair each received treatment through clinical trials, and today the future looks more promising for both of them.

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Tags: breast cancer, Breast Clinic, clinical trial, Dr. Barbara Pockaj, Dr. Donald Northfelt, Dr. Helen Ross, lung cancer


November 10, 2017

Gaining Fresh Perspective Via Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

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Diagnosed with breast cancer at 27, Sara Martinek persevered through treatment with the support of her family, friends and care team, and she came out on the other side with a new appreciation for what matters in life.

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Tags: breast cancer, Cancer care, Mayo Clinic Health System


November 6, 2017

Mastectomy Can’t Keep Marianne Huebner Out of Competitive Weightlifting

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When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Marianne Huebner feared her days of competitive weightlifting were over. Her care team at Mayo Clinic had other ideas.

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Tags: breast cancer, Cancer care, Dr. Andrea Cheville, Dr. James Jakub, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


October 31, 2017

Emerging From Mastectomy With a Healthy Body Image Intact

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When she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Margaret Pelikan had two goals: to get rid of the disease and to feel normal afterward. Her team at Mayo Clinic helped her accomplish both.

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Tags: breast cancer, Breast Diagnostic Clinic, Dr. Amy Degnim, Dr. Valerie Lemaine


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