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Surviving Well: Marcie, Breast Cancer

“We don’t live at the edge of the world, but you can see it from here,” says Marcie Harkness about living in eastern Colorado in a small rural town named Towner. Marcie has been a wheat farmer there for the … 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: Maria, Breast Cancer

Maria Orozco was living a busy life in Denver with her family, including seven grandchildren, when she noticed some discoloration on her right breast one day in the shower. She thought it might just be a bruise, but when she … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Linda, Breast Cancer

Linda has been a rancher her whole life and is now enjoying her “retirement” – working on her ranch in the San Luis Valley. “We raise cattle and sheep, and I’m pretty sure we are the drop-off point for every … Continue reading

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International Physicians Visit Rose to Learn About Innovative Breast Cancer Treatment

This past August, three physicians from hospitals in Korea and Taiwan visited Rose Medical Center to observe Dr. Barbara Schwartzberg perform Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT), a break-through new treatment option for breast cancer. IORT gives the patient a concentrated dose … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Louise, Breast Cancer

Louise Thomas has been a house nursing supervisor (CAD) at Rose Medical Center for almost 20 years. In June, she felt what she describes as a “twinge” in her right breast. She did a self-exam and felt an unusual hard … Continue reading

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Live Tweeting a Surgery

What if you had early stage breast cancer, and you could have your lumpectomy surgery and full course of radiation treatment all at the same time? Thanks to a new procedure called Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT), breast cancer patients who … Continue reading

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Breakthroughs in Breast Cancer Technologies and Treatments

The Rose Breast Center has always been one of the leading providers of breast care in Colorado. By treating more breast cancer patients and providing the latest technologies and treatments, the Rose Breast Center is the place for women looking … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Liz, Breast Cancer

Liz Yo discovered a small lump on her breast almost by accident. “I was standing, with my arms wrapped around myself, and I noticed that something was different,” Liz said. She immediately went to see her primary care doctor who … Continue reading

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