- Breast Cancer
Breast cancer survivor discovers new lease and outlook on life
Now that she has survived breast cancer, Carrie Spinos of Richland Township wants to experience life more.
Cancer patient grateful for ‘exceptional medical care’
As Christmas of 2010 approached, all seemed well in Annette Hines-McFadden’s world.
Woman who faced breast cancer twice looks for silver lining
Three times, Rose (Murphy) Williams, 60, of Carrolltown had to give the love of her life bad news about cancer.
The first two times she had to tell her husband, Blaine, that she had breast cancer.
Then last year, she had to tell him he had esophageal cancer.
‘I was lucky to find it early’: Mom discovers lump after losing daughter to cancer
Barely 18 months after her youngest daughter died from breast cancer, 76-year-old Patricia Barefoot discovered a lump on her own breast.
Angling for a cure: Indiana County woman finds fly-fishing program therapeutic
Dorothy Klyap of Indiana County is fishing for women just like her.
‘I have too much to live for’: Johnstown woman stresses importance of second opinions
Tammy Stuver is a person on the go who wasn’t about to let breast cancer keep her down for long.
Family, friends help cancer patient cope
Jean E. Andrews of Old Conemaugh Borough has lived in the Johnstown area all of her 58 years.
Andrews, a breast cancer survivor, said it was the long-term relationships she formed in her life that got her through her ordeal with cancer.
‘Nobody could have been more shocked’
Donald C. Shaffer knew there was something wrong.
The changes he was noticing around his nipple were becoming more painful.
His family doctor had examined the hard lumps a few weeks earlier, but the pain was not going away.
That was in the spring of 2010.
Woman’s faith leaves her unafraid to face cancer 2nd time
When cancer survivor Mary DiGiulio found out in August she had another cancerous lump in her body she went for an old box of items collected during her first bout with the disease.
Inside, she found a tiny, fading sketch of the Virgin Mary – one she made to remind her of the image she saw in a cork ceiling tile while receiving radiation treatments in 2000. It gave her assurance in those difficult days to keep pushing forward.
Breast cancer survivor plans to see grandchildren marry
Antoinette Franke, a breast-cancer survivor of four years, is a firm believer in mammograms.
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