Breast Cancer

DCISionRT Test Gives Patient Peace of Mind

“I’ll do whatever it takes to reduce my chance of cancer returning,” says Deb Novak of Marion, IA. Novak, an analyst at Transamerica and mother of two was diagnosed with …

Knowing Risks and Acting Proactively

Breast cancer runs in the family for Amanda Coakley, 37, of Dubuque. Through regular mammograms and genetic testing, she knew her risks and acted proactively. Amanda’s mother and two aunts had …

A Journey of Healing

Surrounding the patient and family with care wherever the road leads

What Women Need to Know About Breast Density

For the 40 percent of women with dense breast tissue, a mammogram alone may not be enough

Harnessing genes to steer treatment

New medications offer hope for patients with BRCA-related ovarian and metastatic breast cancer

Advanced Treatment for Early Stage Breast Cancer

Innovative IOeRT combines surgery and radiation for faster, convenient, more precise treatment

Support When You Need It – Nassif Community Cancer Center helps patient who helps others in return

Christina Ross remembers the day her life changed forever. She was getting ready for major back surgery—a frightening prospect for the 42-year-old single mom of a young son. Then she …

Hear from the patients at the Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center

on what made their care personal and outstanding. Learn more about the Community Cancer Center, which surrounds the patient with exceptional care.

Part of Her Family – Cook Cancer Wellness Program “serves up” compassionate help

Nassif Community Cancer Center was in its infancy when Pam Towe was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 2009. “The wellness program was getting started at just the right time …

Helping You Look Like You – Women fighting cancer get “back to normal” with help from Strands of Strength

A cancer diagnosis changes everything. Even everyday activities like going to work can feel strange. That’s especially true for women who have lost their hair due to cancer treatment. “I’m …