Breast Cancer Patient Success Stories

Michelle Augspurger - Breast CancerMichelle Augspurger – breast cancer patient success story
Michelle says her nurse navigators made sure that she had answers to her questions, and that the doctors were always willing to take the time to explain her care plan. “I always felt like I mattered to them and that I was receiving the best care possible,” she says.

Nan Bateman – breast cancer success storyNan Bateman – breast cancer success story
With her radiation treatment for breast cancer complete in just one week, Nanette Bateman is putting her green thumb to good use.

Wanza Coates - breast cancer success storyWanza Coates - breast cancer success story
“I was afraid, because I have a family history of cancer,” Wanza says. “But I never felt alone, thanks to Methodist Charlton’s nurse navigator program.”

Cassandra Beasley – breast cancer success story Cassandra Beasley – breast cancer success story
Zumba friends danced into action on Cassandra Day, when they wore pink in honor of her fight against breast cancer

Lorena Herrera – breast cancer success storyLorena Herrera – breast cancer success story
Lorena Herrera and her husband, Francisco Perez, feel lucky to have found direction and support with the breast cancer team at Methodist Charlton.

Shannon Huggins – breast cancer patient success storyShannon Huggins – breast cancer patient success story
"I'm not sick. I do all this so I won't be sick. The cancer is gone, and it's not coming back. This was one and done."

Laura Johnson – cancer Artist-in-Residence program success story Laura Johnson – cancer Artist-in-Residence program success story
Breast cancer patient Laura Johnson found a welcome distraction from chemotherapy with the Methodist Richardson Cancer Center’s Artist-in-Residence program.

Laura Johnson – cancer Artist-in-Residence program success story Alicia Lewis – breast cancer patient success story
Don't think of me as the girl who had cancer," she says. "Think of me as the woman who beat cancer.

Flora Lin – breast cancer patient success storyFlora Lin – breast cancer patient success story
For women facing the effects of breast cancer, she says: "There is something that can help, like therapy with the STAR Program. Address the problems that you can work on, and you'll see the improvement."

Avist Owens – breast cancer patient success storyAvist Owens – breast cancer patient success story
Breast cancer: It can happen to men, too

Karen Soderstrom – breast cancer patient success storyKaren Soderstrom – breast cancer patient success story
Everyone has their own feelings and desires about what they want done to their body, but I encourage women facing cancer to have hope. You can beat this!
Janie WoolseyJanie Woolsey found support through her cancer journey from both Methodist Richardson and her husband, Jason, who was by her side
at every appointment.

Lisa Wright – breast reconstruction surgery success storyLisa Wright – breast reconstruction surgery success story
“Lisa had calcifications sprinkled throughout the breast,” says Jenevieve Hughes, MD, FACS, breast surgeon on the medical staff at Methodist Richardson Cancer Center.