Breast Cancer

Katie DeBower says “I Don’t” to Breast Cancer

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At just 31 years old, and in the middle of planning her wedding, breast cancer was the last thing on Katie DeBower’s mind. But as the big day was approaching, …

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Sherri Conrad is Grateful for Supportive, Compassionate Care

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Sherri Conrad of Cedar Rapids, IA has spent the majority of her career in health care. She had the opportunity to be a traveling nurse and spent years living in …

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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 …

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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 …

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A Journey of Healing

Surrounding the patient and family with care wherever the road leads

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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

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Harnessing genes to steer treatment

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

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Advanced Treatment for Early Stage Breast Cancer

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

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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 …

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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.

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