Read inspiring stories of strength, perseverance, and hope from those we’ve had the privilege of caring for at the Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center.
Last summer, Andrew Crockett, 52, noticed a spot on his lower shin had started growing, and went to his primary care provider, Katherine Alatorre, DO, at UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine – Westdale, to have it checked out. He was referred
If you were to think about what a colon cancer patient looks like, you probably would not picture someone like Phil Decker, 46, of Robins. He’s under 50-years-old, in good physical shape, exercises consistently and he’s even run a couple
When Hollie Hare, of Winthrop, was experiencing pain under her right rib and made a visit to her primary care provider, she never expected it would start a chain of events that would lead to a colon cancer diagnosis. “I
JoAnn Nachtman has been without a working clothes dryer for three years. St. Luke’s Cancer Services’ Angel Tree program helped her pay for repairs and install a handrail on the steps leading to her front door. “The outlet to my
In July 2019, 38-year-old Zach Douglas of Cedar Rapids, IA underwent a CT scan. In the months prior, he had been experiencing various symptoms. Abdominal pain, blood in his stools and he had been running a fever for weeks on