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May 6, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Proton Beam Therapy Gives Young Girl Good Prognosis Despite (Frightening) Diagnosis

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore (@HoytFinnamore)

It’s one thing to teach compassionate communication. It’s another thing altogether to be on the receiving end of, “Your daughter has cancer.” Learn how proton beam therapy gave Sherry Chesak, Ph.D., and her family hope. 

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Tags: Dr. Robert Foote, Dr. Sameer Keole, Dr. Steven Schild, Jacobson Building, Proton Therapy, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Rochester Campus, Soft Tissue Cancer


May 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Joyous Victory: Lung Cancer Survivor Finds Her Niche, Gives Back to Help Others

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore (@HoytFinnamore)

Written by Eunice Nishimura My journey started innocently enough as a neck strain I received while playing with my daughter’s golden retriever in October 2010. As the year ended, the discomfort had increased, and I sought out my physician in January 2011. He set up appointments for MRI and MRA exams. Once done, I quickly […]

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Tags: chemotherapy, clinical trial, Dr. Helen Ross, Dr. Steven Schild, Giving, lung cancer, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Patient Stories


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