Breast Cancer

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 …

More Than She Expected – Care coordination helps pregnant woman battle breast cancer

Pregnancy is a hectic time, especially for a 39-year-old working mom who already has three kids she’s shuttling to school and sports. For Sonya Moses, the one thing she didn’t …

Individual creative art session enhances quality of life for cancer patient

I had SO much fun yesterday!!! It was wonderful to just sit and let the creative part of my brain take over for awhile! And Deb and Cindy were absolutely …

Connecting you with the care you need

A woman’s breast cancer journey often starts with her primary care provider For many women, a breast cancer diagnosis often begins with a visit to her family doctor. “A baseline …

Caring comes full circle

Two families connected by cancer and kindness Jack Hoeger was just five years old when he was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer in 2005. Cedar Rapids software technician Julie …

Creative approach to healing

Art sessions offer an alternative to traditional support groups Sylvia Anspach has been helping cancer patients for 30 years. During that time, Anspach, a nurse practitioner with Physicians’ Clinic of …

Spirit Fund receives donation from hockey game!

Thanks to everyone who attended Pink the Rink to promote breast cancer awareness! More than $1500 was donated to the Community Cancer Center Spirit Fund. Dr. Kerri Nowell dropped the puck …

The way cancer treatment should be

Former TV anchor experiences exceptional care at the Community Cancer Center “I thought I was living a life that would prevent health problems,” recalls Carolyn Wettstone. Then in October 2015, …

Game-Changing Therapy

Acupuncture helps improve quality of life for cancer patients Peggy Dudley’s first bout with breast cancer did not require chemotherapy. But when she was diagnosed again in October 2014, her …

Support groups that move

Exercise and camaraderie go hand in hand in Exercise and camaraderie go hand in hand in the Cook Cancer Wellness Program “I’m not a gym person,” admits Judy Miller. But …