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Home > Support & Amenities > Survivor Stories > Breast Cancer
In keeping with tradition at Hall-Perrine, Suzanne Staab – with family, friends and Mercy staff by her side – rings a bell to signify the end of her cancer treatment. Watch her story.
When 35-year-old Krista Barnell discovered a lump in her breast, she initially wrote it off. She never imagined it was cancer. Read more on page 14 or watch her story on YouTube.
Deb Peska has a spring in her step and a smile on her face. She also has breast cancer, like her mother and her grandmother. But the Toledo woman has two key allies.
Nancy and Tom Lackner knew there was a Mercy parish nurse at their church, First Presbyterian Church in Cedar Rapids. But they didn’t really understand what she did – until they needed her.
Pauline Mason was living life – enjoying her job, grown children and grandchildren and looking forward to retirement in a few years. Then she heard the “C” word.
Brita Loynachan has the heart and drive of a champion. She's the mother of three and an accomplished triathlete. That desire to forge ahead helped her overcome a battle against breast cancer.
Most people take for granted the ability to easily raise their arms over their head. But Sandy Likes has a new appreciation for that simple act.