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31
AUG
2016

An Alternative to Managing Pain While Undergoing Breast Cancer Surgery

Dr. Vivek Lyer, Interventional Pain Management Specialist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Goodyear, AZ Question: Why is managing pain such an important part of cancer treatment?  Answer: According to the National Cancer Institute, pain is one of the most common symptoms canc
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12
JUL
2016

HealthONE and Susan G. Komen® Colorado are your resources for providing answers to your questions.

The words “You have breast cancer” require an urgent need for answers. HealthONE and Susan G. Komen® Colorado are your resources for providing answers to your questions. In Colorado, 1 in 7 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. This year 4,100 women in Colorado
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14
JAN
2016

American Cancer Society Honors Elizabeth Bibiloni from Denver Health and Hospital Authority with Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award

Award honors individuals who provide excellent cancer care  Atlanta, GA – January 14, 2016 – The American Cancer Society recognized Elizabeth Bibiloni with the American Cancer Society Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award, a prestigious national honor for cancer care and commitment. The
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11
NOV
2015

What’s in an Accreditation?

Hospital and health care systems around the world strive each day to provide the best experience for those seeking healthcare, but how does the average person differentiate between the types and quality of care available? Accreditations can play a role in helping people understand thi
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04
NOV
2015

Breast Cancer Q & A

Especially now, you might have questions about breast cancer, signs and symptoms, when to get a mammogram, and so much more. The Sarah Cannon Cancer Network at HealthONE and Susan G. Komen Colorado are your resources for providing answers to your questions. As the most common cancer a
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19
OCT
2015

Reclaiming a sense of self: Reconstruction for Breast Cancer Patients

by: Randall Craft, MD Plastic Surgeon Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center Many cultures associate breasts with ideas of beauty, femininity and sexuality, so when I see women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, they often tell me they are worr
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07
OCT
2015

Overcoming Cancer

It’s an amazing thing, this thing we call cancer.  It comes in so many varieties and forms that when it hits, we are not sure. What is happening? For me, I was completely knocked off my feet. My cancer reared its head with the distention of my abdomen. It was the first week of Novembe
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07
OCT
2015

There will be 3,640 women like Cristina in 2015

“I am thankful for finding the people at Susan G. Komen Colorado who helped me believe there is always hope, and for everyone at Denver Health who helped me fight this cancer and win. I am a survivor. ” – Cristina, a 39-year-old mother of six who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 20
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23
SEP
2015

2015 Co-Survivor Award Recipients

  Congratulations to our 2015 Co-Survivor Award Recipients: Stephanie Caudle, Sandy Harmon, Ken Hodge and Shawn Williamson! Great-West Financial and Susan G. Komen® Colorado are proud to honor these individuals with this well-deserved recognition. No one should face breast cancer
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09
SEP
2015

Your Feedback Needed!

By Toni Panetta Your feedback is needed to make sure Colorado is on-target for a statewide strategy to defeat breast cancer in our communities. The Colorado Cancer Plan is updated every 5 years to provide a roadmap for health care providers, policymakers, state agencies, funders, and
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