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Surviving Well: Margaret, Thyroid Cancer

Margaret Juanes has been described by her medical team as a miracle. When she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in September 2012, she began a long journey that she never anticipated. “It was a shocking moment at that time,” she … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: David, Skin Cancer

All his life, David Johnson has enjoyed spending his time in the outdoors, whether that was working summers doing construction during college, going to sunny locations shooting TV commercials while working in advertising, or frequent trips to Mexico while in … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Stefanie, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)

Stefanie Jacobs is familiar with the medical industry—her mother is a retired psychiatrist, her father is a retired rheumatologist, and her sister is an occupational therapist. Stefanie is also familiar with Rose Medical Center in particular—her husband is a nurse … Continue reading

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Meet Rose’s DAISY Award Winner for April – Diana Manchek!

Congratulations to Diana Manchek on becoming the sixth Rose DAISY Award winner! As a case manager on Rose’s medical oncology unit, Diana has touched the lives of patients and loved ones on Rose’s 5th floor. She has been nominated for … 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: Josette, Pancreatic Cancer

Josette Sullivan describes herself as being very blessed, with a life full of great family and friends. “I don’t have any children of my own, but I am the favorite aunt to my nieces and nephews that I am very … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Sharon, Ovarian Cancer

For Sharon Miles, family is very important. Her daughters and grandchildren all live in the area and she spends a lot of time with them. When Sharon learned that she had ovarian cancer, she leaned on her family for support. … 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: Betty, Fallopian Tube Cancer

At 82 years old, Betty Tomich didn’t let cancer slow her down. Instead, three years after her diagnosis and treatment, she is enjoying life and traveling around the country to visit her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Betty was in the … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Melanie, Skin Cancer

Melanie is a healthy and active woman who has been going to the same primary care physician for years.  “Each time, my doctor would ask me how I was doing, if there was anything I was concerned about and the … Continue reading

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