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Michael Hernandez
on Wed, April 27, 2016
For most of his 56 years, Michael Hernandez had been the picture of health. He lifted weights in his basement gym. He ate nutritious meals. He didn’t smoke and...
Diane Shankwitz
on Tue, April 26, 2016
For Diane Shankwitz, as for many others, beating cancer was the ultimate victory. Despite enduring a double mastectomy, hormone treatments, 16 rounds of...
on Wed, March 23, 2016
After you have been diagnosed with cancer and the determination has been made that radiation should be considered as a form of treatment, you will meet with a...
Colon
on Tue, March 22, 2016
Via Christi Philanthropy and Via Christi Oncology Services recently received a $20,000 grant from Get Your Rear in Gear Wichita and the Colon Cancer Coalition...
Daniel Fowler cancer exercise
on Sun, March 13, 2016
Daniel Fowler is a firm believer in the power of exercise to help patients battling cancer and other diseases. His work helps put Via Christi on the leading...
Beau the therapy dog
on Tue, March 08, 2016
Being hospitalized for an illness can be wearisome and sometimes discouraging. Enter Beau, an irresistible 2-year-old therapy dog who brightens the day of...
Wanda Zinn
on Wed, January 27, 2016
It wasn’t the first time Wanda Zinn had been asked to have a sonogram following a mammogram. But this time, Wanda was puzzled when the radiologist and sonogram...
Deanna Grotheer
on Thu, January 14, 2016
In 2012, Deanna Grotheer’s sheltie, Gracie Lou Freebush — named for the lead character in the movie “Miss Congeniality” — began following her around the house...
genetic counseling and testing
on Thu, December 03, 2015
While genetic testing for cancer risk assessment is becoming more and more prevalent, counseling prior to testing is only occurring in approximately 37 percent...
prostate cancer research
on Tue, November 24, 2015
A recent study released by the American Cancer Society found that far fewer men in the United States are being diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer and...

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