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Cancer Patients Tell Their Stories

Every year the University of Colorado Cancer Center helps thousands of cancer patients. Below are some of their stories.

 

A Brain Cancer Patient Beats Survival Odds

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About 15 years ago, Mary was diagnosed with a tumor on the right frontal lobe of her brain. This kind of cancer has a survival rate of little more than two years.

She underwent treatment at the University of Colorado Cancer Center, and remains "one of only a handful" of patients in the country to have beaten the survival odds for so long.

Also appearing is Kevin O. Lillehei, MD, neurosurgeon at University of Colorado Hospital.

 

A Nonsmoker Gets Lung Cancer Treatment at CU Cancer Center

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Bob, a nonsmoker his whole life, was stunned to find out he had a cancerous tumor on his right lung.

For his treatment he chose the "revolutionary" lung cancer program at the University of Colorado Cancer Center.

UCH lung cancer specialist Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, also appears in the video.

 

A Breast Cancer Patient Gives Birth to a Healthy Baby

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"Everything was surreal" after Shannon learned she had breast cancer during her pregnancy.

She underwent treatment at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and gave birth to a healthy baby.

Appearing in the video with Shannon is Virginia Borges, MD, who cites the differences in "young women's breast cancer."

 

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