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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: Renée, Ovarian Cancer

In the summer of 2012, Renée was experiencing bladder issues that she and her primary care physician thought might just be a urinary tract infection. As the discomfort increased, she knew something wasn’t right. Because Renée has worked for nearly … 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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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: Rick, Lymphoma

Rick has found his perfect job and loves to stay busy with his work. He travels about 45 weeks out of the year to train dental professionals on new procedures and products. “My job is a dream job for me, … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Megan, Brain Cancer

Megan Stieg moved to Colorado from Michigan with her husband and two children a few years ago.  “We really enjoy the mountains, my husband loves to snowboard and we were looking for a change,” Megan says. “Colorado seemed like a … Continue reading

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