Stories of hope and healing from patients with breast cancer at the North Carolina Basnight Cancer Hospital.
From medical provider to patient: Former UNC nurse practitioner maintains positive outlook following breast cancer diagnosis
Sarah Chaires, FNP, never thought that she would slip off the white medical provider lab coat and slip into a patient hospital gown. But everything redirected for the Chaires family when she was diagnosed with HER2-positive breast cancer.
Tailored treatment helps patient’s cancer recovery
Donna Cornick received care from a team of doctors who went the extra mile to help her do the things she loved, even after her breast cancer treatment.
Patient thrives after breast cancer with extensive support system
Early detection, caring doctors, family support and a community of survivors helped make a difference in Rachel Lezcano's battle with breast cancer.
Patient overcomes dark hours of cancer journey
A second cancer diagnosis took an emotional toll on Janet Geisler. After treatment, she has found peace and support through meditation and exercise, and offers encouragement to other patients who may be experiencing the same darkness.
October offers new perspective for breast cancer patient
Meghan Richbourg’s Halloween celebration this year will include a new outlook on life, but she’ll be celebrating putting cancer in her “rearview mirror.”
Patient’s experiences with cancer lead to career change
Since her cancer diagnosis, Caterri Woodrum left an executive position in the arts and now focuses on health care and health coaching to help others.
World traveler finds cancer is just another mountain to climb
For a seasoned traveler like Anita McAllister, you’d think exploring the mountainous terrain around Machu Picchu was the most memorable and challenging experience of her life. But a breast cancer diagnosis sent her on a new journey, one that has expanded her horizons beyond the mountains of Peru and has given her a new purpose.