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Nurse navigators host retreats to help cancer patients heal holistically

Mon, Oct 26, 2015 - 10:29 AM 0

Nurse navigator instrumental in survivor’s treatment, recovery

Fri, Mar 18, 2016 - 9:59 AM 0

When an unrelenting cough brought Darlene Lilja to her doctor’s office earlier this year, she never expected breast cancer to be a part of the discussion....

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Early detection makes difference in breast cancer treatment options
Early detection makes difference in breast cancer treatment options

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 22, 2015

After a routine mammogram at Evans Army Community Hospital in July, LuAnn Long got a call to come back for a follow-up mammogram and ultrasound, and she...

Woman battles breast cancer with support of family, fiancé
Woman battles breast cancer with support of family, fiancé

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 22, 2015

For five years, breast cancer affected many of Chris Madison’s closest family members and friends: her sister and niece were both diagnosed and she lost...

Colorado Springs nurse who counseled breast-cancer patients becomes one herself
Colorado Springs nurse who counseled breast-cancer patients becomes one herself

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Tue, Oct 20, 2015

Cindy Dalton's job is to help people through radiation treatment for cancer. Over a 20-year career working in the medical field - in oncology units,...

Oncology director ensures Penrose offers quality programs for patients, families
Oncology director ensures Penrose offers quality programs for patients, families

By: - 0 Tue, Oct 20, 2015

Breast cancer patients receive top-notch medical, surgical, and therapeutic care at the Penrose Cancer Center – Nancy Thompson makes sure of it....

Peak Vista provides resources, support for woman battling cancer
Peak Vista provides resources, support for woman battling cancer

By: - 0 Tue, Oct 20, 2015

Misty Banta is many things: a wife, a mother of four, a grandmother to three, a yoga instructor and most recently, a breast cancer survivor. Originally...

Pueblo woman uses cancer battle as platform to give back
Pueblo woman uses cancer battle as platform to give back

By: - 0 Tue, Oct 20, 2015

If you ask Lisa Vanbeek, attitude is half the battle. The Pueblo West resident certainly fought her cancer battle with a solid dose of attitude. “I’m a...

Former DJ of KILO's 'Ross and Mo in the Morning' show urges mammogram screening
Former DJ of KILO's 'Ross and Mo in the Morning' show urges mammogram screening

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Tue, Oct 20, 2015

For six months Maureen Redfern didn't think much about the lump she found in her right breast. But when the former DJ for KILO 94.3 FM, best known...

Penrose employee fights cancer with support of family, coworkers
Penrose employee fights cancer with support of family, coworkers

By: - 0 Fri, Oct 16, 2015

Just six months after she became an oncology case manager with Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Carol Wilkerson detected a lump in her left breast....

Radiation therapy options improve, expand at Penrose Cancer Center
Radiation therapy options improve, expand at Penrose Cancer Center

By: - Tue, Oct 13, 2015

Radiation therapy might be one of the most misunderstood parts of the cancer treatment process. “Our field of radiation therapy is ever-changing, and...

Penrose oncologists provide support for Fort Carson Breast Care Clinic patients
Penrose oncologists provide support for Fort Carson Breast Care Clinic patients

By: - Mon, Oct 12, 2015

Sharon Halla loves her job. “I get the privilege to work with some amazing people making tough decisions during painful times.” Halla, RN, BSN, OCN,...