At St. Francis Health Comprehensive Cancer Center, we believe in your ability to fight cancer, and we also believe there are steps you can take to prevent it. Now we’re making it easier than ever to educate yourself on cancer prevention. We’ve put together our cancer prevention kit that includes screening guidelines for several different cancers, along with useful tips and tools to help you take control of your health and your future. If you’re ever diagnosed, you can trust that our tenacious team of doctors and advanced practice providers will never back down from your fight. From keeping you informed to providing the best course of treatment, our team’s mission is helping you prevent and fight cancer.
Meet a few of our patients. Their stories speak volumes.
A natural born performer, Gus lights up every room he walks into. When he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, we became his biggest fans and strongest supporters. At 87, sharing his spirit through music is what motivated Gus to keep fighting. Now in remission, Gus can continue to share his song with the world.
As a 33-year-old mom of two, there’s nothing Amy loves more than being with her kids. So when she discovered she had Stage 3 breast cancer, what scared her most was that she might not be around to watch them grow up. She needed a team willing to fight just as hard as she was to get back to her family.
Not even cancer could keep Terri from running toward her goals. As a long-time runner, Terri is no stranger to hard work when it comes to crossing the finish line. So when diagnosed with breast cancer, Terri brought the same tenacity to her fight against cancer. Today, Terri is preparing for her next big challenge—finishing a marathon.