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Meet some of our cancer patients, and read about their life-changing experiences. Sharp is proud to help make stories like these possible.
|Amanda's Breast Cancer Story
When Amanda, a young mother, learned she had breast cancer just days before Christmas, she knew she'd need a plan of attack to keep her healthy for her family. Read Amanda's breast cancer story.
|Austin's Lymphoma Story
Diagnosed at age 26 with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Austin was treated at Sharp Grossmont Hospital's David and Donna Long Center for Cancer Treatment. Read Austin's non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patient story.
|Billie's Breast Cancer Story
Billie Crino's battle against breast cancer has taken her as far as the steps of Capitol Hill, but it's the fight she fought at home in Chula Vista that's had the greatest impact on the lives of others. Read Billie's breast cancer patient story.
|Julia's Breast Cancer Story
Julia felt many things when she was told she had breast cancer, but more than anything, she felt alone. On the day her cancer was declared in remission, Julia had never been happier but she knew her work with the disease wasn't over — she became a volunteer patient navigator. Read Julia's breast cancer patient story.
|Kari's Breast Cancer Story
Kari Smelser was only 35 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Determined to fight, Kari turned to friends and family for support. Read Kari's breast cancer patient story.
|Maria's Breast Cancer Story
When Maria was diagnosed with breast cancer, she and her husband feared they would have to give up their globetrotting lifestyle. With the help of radiation therapy and surgery at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Maria was able to return to her travels. Read Maria's breast cancer patient story.
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