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radiation

Patient Story

Pampered with a purpose

Even though she lost her hair to treatments, Ruth Hourani learned to feel beautiful again thanks to Beautiful You, a free program for women battling cancer.

Doctors: Don’t fear breast radiation therapy

Most women who undergo this type of cancer treatment agree that greater knowledge makes it less scary.

Patient Story

‘Loretta, no cancer’

After three cancer scares, Loretta Staskey finds solace in the kindness of her doctor and those she encourages with inspirational notes.

Patient Story

‘Live grateful’

Evan Beukema played football in a state championship game. Now, after surviving cancer, he's celebrating being part of the big game.

The taste of healing

A 75-year-old world traveler battled through cancer treatment to reclaim the joys of adventure.

Patient Story

In sickness, and in health…

Sally and Greg Brown have shared 33 years of marriage. Now, they share cancer.

Patient Story

Sister survivors

Siblings Gloria Kragt and Judith Woodwyk battled breast cancer together. And won.

Patient Story

‘I want to beat the odds’

Missie Charon is building a new home, and looks forward to building a new life after battling pancreatic cancer.

Patient Story

‘You just think you’re going to die’

A 40-foot mobile mammography unit that showed up at her workplace may have saved Deb Browers' life.

Patient Story

‘There’s nothing more they can do’

Despite a terminal diagnosis, a new airway stent program extends Dwayne Scheidel's life.

Here a scan, there a scan, everywhere a scan, scan

Is too much radiation exposure dangerous? Our experts weigh in.

Patient Story

‘If you only knew my life’

Laine Steenhagen defies breast cancer, and the slim odds of having more children. She's now the proud mother of three.