Tag Archives: Dr. Daniel Donato

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: Marilyn, Vulvar Cancer

Marilyn Sacks-Rabin is a soft-spoken clinical psychologist. She spends her free time going for walks, cooking, reading, and participating in book groups. She likes to travel, and she loves the mountains. Marilyn is happily married, with one son and one … 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: 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: Olga, Cervical Cancer

Just by looking at Olga, you might not guess that she had cancer. When she was diagnosed at age 29 with cervical cancer, she was shocked herself. It was during Olga’s routine yearly gynecologic exam that her doctor first found … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Lina, Colorectal Cancer Survivor

Lina was working one day when she began having difficult breathing and became swollen in her abdomen. She went to a hospital in Parker, where they did several scans and tests which revealed a mass in her pelvic area. Her … Continue reading

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Ovarian Cancer: Genetics, Diagnosis and Treatment

Ovarian cancer is sometimes known as the silent killer. Because the symptoms can be vague, less than 20% of women are diagnosed early. Ovarian cancer is an abnormality on the cells on the surface of the ovary. There are several … Continue reading

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