Silver Lining

Silver Lining

MCA Patient: Katie Hanney Survivor Since: 2016 Diagnosis: Breast Cancer Medical Oncologist: Andrew Iliff, M.D. Treatment: Chemotherapy, lumpectomy, radiation and antibody infusions Even after two breast cancer diagnoses, Katie Hanney focuses on the positive. After six...
A message to our patients about COVID-19 Coronavirus

A message to our patients about COVID-19 Coronavirus

On Monday, July 6, 2020, the Columbia City Council passed a mask ordinance. Under the ordinance, everyone 10 years of age and older that is within Columbia city limits will be required to wear a mask when around people who are not household members, both indoors...
Staying Focused on Life Outside of Cancer

Staying Focused on Life Outside of Cancer

MCA Patient: Michael Lilien Survivor Since: 2019 Diagnosis: Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma Medical Oncologist: Dr. Mark Vellek Treatment: Chemotherapy After discovering he had cancer, Michael Lilien was determined to keep running his life the same way — all the way through...
Choosing to Live

Choosing to Live

MCA Patient: Bill Carter Survivor Since: 2016 Diagnosis: Pancreatic Cancer Medical Oncologist: Dr. Uma Ramadoss Radiation Oncologist: Dr. Mark Bryer and Dr. Harold Johnson Oncology Nurse: Christy Philips Treatment: Chemotherapy When Bill Carter was diagnosed with...
FAQs – Genetic Education and Testing

FAQs – Genetic Education and Testing

HOW DO I KNOW IF I’M A CANDIDATE FOR GENETIC EDUCATION OR TESTING? Genetic testing isn’t right for everyone, and genetic education and testing is an important part of the genetic evaluation. You are encouraged to talk to your doctor about your family history to...