Blog Topic: Abramson Cancer Center

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    Vivian's Story

    May 13, 2013

    Vivian Stringer holds many titles – mother, sister, daughter, widow, coach and inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame. She is also a breast cancer survivor of almost 20 years and now, decades after her cancer journey began, she is a powerful voice of strength and hope within the breast cancer community.

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    Susan's Story

    February 13, 2013

    Susan Ranck was recently diagnosed with gastrointestinal stromal tumor, a cancer so rare, there is not yet a cure. Not too long ago, her cancer was a a death sentence, but at the Abramson Cancer Center, she found hope.

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    Julia's Story

    March 18, 2011

    “Muir-Torre is a hiccup in my genetic repair cells that creates a high risk of many types of cancer."

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