Receiving an Abnormal Mammogram Report, What’s Next?

Receiving an Abnormal Mammogram Report, What’s Next?

It is not unusual to get recalled after an initial screening mammogram. Additional imaging is often requested so that a clearer view of a particular area of breast tissue can be captured. Fewer than one in 10 women who return for additional testing are found to have...
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...
Start Talking

Start Talking

MCA Patient: Karen Singleton, Ashland, MO Survivor Since: March 2018 Diagnosis: Breast Cancer Care Team: Medical Oncologist: Liana Makarian, M.D. Radiation Oncologist: Dr. Mark Bryer Radiation: Dr. Teri Elwing Breast Surgeon: Dr. Anne Peterson Primary Care Physician:...
Let Them Love You

Let Them Love You

MCA Patient: Sunny Hoffman Survivor Since: April 2017 Diagnosis: Breast Cancer Medical Oncologist: Mark Vellek, M.D. Treatment: Chemotherapy and Radiation Chemotherapy Care Team: Amy Boyle, RN Danielle Kleithermes, RN Denise Huff, RN Erin Korman, RN Johanna Joes, RN...
But You’re Still Here

But You’re Still Here

MCA Patient: Krissy Johnson Diagnosis: Breast Cancer Medical Oncologist: Dr. Uma Ramadoss RN, Medical Oncology: Christy Phillips Radiation: Dr. James Allan Breast Surgeon: Dr. Anne Peterson Amidst the ups and downs of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, survivor...
You’re Stronger Than You Think

You’re Stronger Than You Think

MCA Patient: Mary Alice Jacks Diagnosis: Breast Cancer Medical Oncologist: Dr. Mark Vellek Care Team: Gay Matthiesen, RN Radiation Care Team: Dr. Harold Johnson Dr. Mark Bryer Dr. Gregory Biedermann Surgeon Dr. Nicole Nelson (Columbia Surgical Associates) After...