Cancer Care Testimonials

"Early detection saved my life, but it was those [breast cancer] survivors that healed my heart." Two-time breast cancer survivor Kelly speaks to the encouragement and healing she's received by connecting with others who have had similar breast cancer journeys.

"You know what's normal about your own body and if you notice anything different, that's when it's really important to get it checked out." Jenniffer shares her journey with breast cancer, the importance of screenings and self-checks, and how the connections she made with her caregivers helped to put her mind at ease.

In August 2021 Joanne was diagnosed with breast cancer. Every step of the way, her faith, family and friends helped her get through the process. She says we owe it to ourselves to get checked out. 

Annie tells the story of her cancer journey. Though Annie was not interested in genetic testing at first, encouragement from Mary Jane Glade, DNP, APRN, NP-C changed her mind, which was crucial in finding her cancer. After receiving treatment, CHI Health St. Elizabeth's coordinated care made her radiation and recovery a smooth and successful process. Learn more about the CHI Health Cancer Genetics Program.

Tanya Martin-Dick tells her story about her cancer diagnosis and how Mary Jane Glade, DNP, APRN, NP-C and the team at the CHI Health Breast Health Clinic helped her navigate her new diagnosis and improved the care coordination in having Mary Jane as her provider. Genetic testing was a piece of the puzzle for Tanya in determining the best treatment plan going forward. Learn more about the CHI Health Cancer Genetics Program.