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Each month in our Advances e-newsletter, we tell the inspiring stories of our patients, doctors, researchers, donors and other members of our vibrant University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center community. 


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Meet Patricia Zody


Caregivers at the UW Carbone Cancer Center helped Patricia Zody get back to living after a brain tumor diagnosis.A cancer diagnosis understandably may lead to anxiety and fear, and Patricia (Pat) Zody's diagnosis was no different. Although her brain was physically affected, she has made it nearly 12 years as a cancer survivor by making sure her illness never got the best of her mind. Meet Patricia



More Behind-the-Scenes Stories from UW Carbone Cancer Center


Spotlight: Dr. Ruth O'Regan

Spotlight: Dr. Bethany Anderson, Radiation Oncologist

Spotlight: Honoring a Life and a Love of Art

Spotlight: Jill Kanzenbach, an "Exceptional Responder"

Spotlight: Martin Murphy and His Unique Cancer Treatment

Spotlight: Gayle Zinda, Survivor

Spotlight: Patricia Zody

Dusty Deming: Cancer Doctor, and Patient