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Joe's Story - Colon Cancer

Joe's Story - Colon Cancer

Grant Medical Center knows Joe Adams as a survivor. In June 2007, Joe came to Grant for a colonoscopy and was subsequently diagnosed with colon cancer. Two months later Joe underwent surgery.

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Mark's Story – Colon Cancer

Mark's Story – Colon Cancer

When Mark Williams learned he had a malignant tumor the size of a lime in his colon, he wanted to know where his referring physician would send his grandmother if she were the one needing cancer treatment. He remembers the conversation vividly...

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Alvin's Story - Pancreatic Cancer

Alvin's Story - Pancreatic Cancer

Alvin had undergone the Whipple procedure— or pancreaticoduodenectomy — at Riverside Methodist. The surgical procedure for cancer in the pancreatic head and the only chance for cure of the disease, the Whipple involves...

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Lisa's Story - Breast Cancer, Genetic Testing

Lisa's Story - Breast Cancer, Genetic Testing

Lisa Porter's life has been touched by breast cancer since the age of 11 when her mother died of the disease, then 15 years ago her sister Christine died. She, along with several members of her entire family carry a gene that has a link to breast cancer.

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Anne's Story - Breast Cancer

Anne's Story - Breast Cancer

When Anne Athmer learned on her 48th birthday that she had breast cancer, all she knew for sure was that she wanted to proceed with the healthiest, least invasive course of treatment for her kind of cancer.

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Kelly's Story - Endometrial Cancer

Kelly's Story - Endometrial Cancer

Kelly Kline seldom gave any serious thought to percentages and odds. As an ICU nurse at a central Ohio burn trauma center, she’d witnessed many patients defy the odds and prove that percentages do not determine outcomes…People do.

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Paul's Story - Kidney Cancer

Paul's Story - Kidney Cancer

Paul tries to work out three times a week and generally feels good, so it was unusual to feel ill after a normal workout, and even more unusual to still feel unwell the next day.

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