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Surviving Well: Astacia Walsh, Recurrent Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Astacia Walsh is a bright and down-to-earth person. She’s a joy to talk to, and her tenacious personality is inspiring. When she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, the news was unexpected. Despite the shock of finding out that she had … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Christopher Milne, Burkitt’s Lymphoma

Christopher Milne is a Colorado native, so naturally he enjoys the outdoors—hiking and climbing are among his favorite pastimes. He roots for the Denver Broncos and the Colorado Avalanche. He is happily married, optimistic and easy to talk to. But … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Wendy Tenzyk, Colon Cancer

Within moments of beginning a conversation with Wendy Tenzyk, it begins to feel like a talk with old family friends.  Her relaxed, easy-going personality is warming.  She is refreshingly genuine. “I love Dr. Feiner,” she says matter-of-factly. As it turns … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Kina, Breast Cancer

To say that breast cancer changed Kina McMillian’s life would be an understatement. To say that breast cancer changed her life in a profound and meaningful way would be more accurate. Kina has the unique ability to find the good … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Hope, Colon Cancer

Hope Hawn is no stranger to intense situations. As a victim advocate for the Lakewood Police Department, Hope responds to crisis calls to provide comfort, support and referrals. Ironically, Hope has never felt particularly comfortable around doctors. For many years, … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Tamara, Breast Cancer

Tamara Berry has been working for Denver Water for 24 years, currently as an application developer. Tami enjoys spending time with her husband and her 8-year-old daughter, who is in the 3rd grade. When she’s not cycling on her road … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Erik, Thyroid Cancer

Erik Wells is a light-hearted and optimistic individual. He owns and operates his own construction business, doing cosmetic repairs in new homes. Erik values spending time with friends and family, and he lives with his wife and their dog in … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Douglas, Pancreatic Cancer

Douglas Lengyel had not been feeling well for weeks when he went to the emergency room in October 2011 with a viral infection. The doctors did a CAT scan to see if they could determine the cause of his illness, … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Heidi, Brain Cancer

Heidi Krause is working on getting a degree in teaching, which keeps her busy. Unfortunately, Heidi had to slow down in 2011, when she discovered she had a brain tumor while on vacation. “My sister was living in Indonesia at … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Dianne, Colon Cancer

Nursing runs in Dianne’s family. She has been a nurse at Rose for over 30 years, and both her mother and sister went to nursing school as well. “I worked in critical nursing, surgical intensive care, and a few other … Continue reading

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