These incredible stories focus on patients from the Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center.
Aggressive Care Works for Lung Cancer Survivor
Patrick Diener, a 74-year-old former marathon runner, had his right lung removed seven years ago as part of his aggressive treatment for lung cancer.
Back in the Driver's Seat After Brain Tumor Surgery
An entire team of experts collaborated to treat Mike Kubiszewski to ensure that his brain tumor was only a "bump in the road."
Bladder Cancer to Smooth Sailing
When a bladder cancer diagnosis meant removal of his bladder, Mark opted for a reconstructive surgery that fashioned a neobladder from his own tissue.
Breast Cancer Discovered Three Months Before Wedding
In the fall of 2008, Laura Sanders was looking forward to starting a new life with her fiancé, Randy. In September, however, the excitement of their upcoming wedding suddenly took a backseat to unexpected news.
Choices for Breast Cancer Treatment
Mary Jo Tye says some things are out of your control. Like breast cancer. But she did have control over the choice of her care treatment and her care team.
Clinical Trial Becomes the Standard
Cervical cancer survivor Nancy Sullivan's radiation therapy was part of a clinical trial during her treatment, but it is now a standard of care.
Friendship and Exam Save Life
Erle Hug's best friend's insistence on physical exam pays off and begins fight against prostate cancer.
Friends Through Difficult Times
Sisters Joyce Sipes and Mary Ellen Dodge help each other with breast cancer scare.
Life One Day at a Time
Breast cancer survivor LeAnn Sucher realizes what's most important.
Miracle Treatment Leads to Recovery
Sue Waldoch finds plenty of miracles during her treatment for lymphoma.
Personal Care, Connections Help Breast Cancer Patient
When Ann Marie Yorgensen was diagnosed with breast cancer, a friend recommended Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin. Ann Marie was impressed with the personalized care she received and now recommends Froedtert & The Medical College to other women.
Positive Attitude Makes a Difference
Mary Molina finds that positive attitude makes a difference in her treatment for breast cancer.
Routine Prostate Screening Right Move
Taking time out of his busy life for a routine prostate cancer screening made all the difference for Richard Gennerman.
Retirement Plans Still on Track
Randy Myricks back in the swing of things, enjoying retirement, after prostate cancer diagnosis.
Saving Lives and Limbs
Susie Ruppelt is looking forward to running again after soft tissue cancer treatment.
Sisters Face Cancer Together
Some sisters share everything. For sisters Amanda Nuñez and Liz Oke, that also meant facing two kinds of cancers.
Team Approach Defeats Bladder Cancer
When Gloria Robertson of Brown Deer chose Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin, she gained access to the most treatment options possible for her bladder cancer.
Texas Rancher and Executive Tells Her Own Story
Myrna McLeroy leans on her faith as she battles carcinoid tumors that had spread.
Woman Chooses "Dream Team"
Brookfield resident Kelly Fleming chooses a "dream team" of cancer experts for her breast cancer care.
World Traveler Gets Help With Cancer Journey
When world traveler Robert Beal was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he called the Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin Prostate and Urologic Cancer Program and found a team of experts to guide him every step of the way.
Last Review Date: April 11, 2013
Online Editor(s): Shannon Krause