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Stories of Gratitude from the UW Carbone Cancer Center

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As we approach Thanksgiving, our November edition of the Advances e-Newsletter from the UW Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center in Madison, Wisconsin includes profiles of individuals whose lives have been touched by cancer. 

 

Through their stories, they share how they find hope, meaning and gratitude in the face of illness.

 

UW Carbone Cancer Center Profiles 

 

The five individuals who were featured in the Advances e-Newsletter - doctor, nurse, survivors and advocates - offer all of us hope and inspiration.

 

Barb Endl shares her story of hope in the UW Carbone Cancer Center's Advances e-Newsletter

 
My journey changed dramatically when cancer touched the life of my loved ones. It is through them I have discovered my passion in life. Other than family, I have never done anything as rewarding or fulfilling as Tomorrow's Hope. Read More 

Sharrie Heibl shares her story of thanks in the UW Carbone Cancer Center's Advances e-Newsletter

 
Having been surrounded in life, since always, by the important treasures of love and music, being able to call myself a cancer survivor is simply "frosting on the cake." Read More  

Kyle Holen, MD oncologist shares his story of thanks in the UW Carbone Cancer Center's Advances e-Newsletter

 
I was walking home from the hospital one night during the first year of my practice at UW Hospital and Clinics. The week had been much busier than I had expected; there were many work and personal issues that were all coming to a head. Read More
Jennifer Kakuske, RN, oncology nurse shares her story of thanks in the UW Carbone Cancer Center's Advances e-Newsletter
 
The experience of being an oncology nurse cannot be described by one single adjective or even one story for that matter. Our job is to heal on many different levels with patients and with loved ones whether they are family or friend. Read More
Chuck Koval shares his story of thanks in the UW Carbone Cancer Center's Advances e-Newsletter

Chuck Koval - Living with Cancer

 

My more than ten years since being diagnosed has strengthened me as a person. I have learned to look to the future when making treatment decisions. I have found that education about the disease together with how the disease is affecting you personally is critical in the decision-making process. Read More