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Battling Male Breast Cancer at 90 Years Old: Ray’s Story

By Drew Munhausen At 90 years old, Ray Voelker has had his share of routine health challenges. But in In July 2019, Voelker received a diagnosis he didn’t see coming: breast cancer. “I was blessed that I hadn’t experienced many serious health problems for most of my 90 years,” Voelker said. “I try to stay [Continue Reading]

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Rusti’s 75 Reasons to Celebrate During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Shannon Dillon Phyllis “Rusti” Stover has a lot to celebrate this October. On the 26th, surrounded by her daughter, Andrea, and a sister who is coming to visit from Michigan, she’s planning a weekend getaway of fun venues in celebration of her 75th birthday.   In Stover’s opinion, life has been quite a journey [Continue Reading]

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Helping Families Cope with Cancer

By Drew Munhausen Canopy is a unique cancer survivorship center located at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center. Kate Mahan, a licensed professional counselor, is an added complimentary resource available to Canopy guests who is shedding additional light on her work in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. “I am honored to work with survivors, [Continue Reading]

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Follow-Up Friday: After surviving a gunshot wound and cancer, Jamie is motivated to continue beating the odds

By Jade Waddy Hello, my name is Jamie Richards. I’ll be 21 in October and I’ve survived death a few times. At 19, I was shot and left for dead. I was shot at my college apartment off campus in Stephenville, Texas, on December 10, 2017, by a complete stranger who went to the wrong [Continue Reading]

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Battling Breast Cancer with a Newborn

By Drew Munhausen Selvy Azer’s path to pregnancy was not an easy one. Azer, 33, and her husband of 12 years had been trying to have a baby for a while, finally succeeding after their third cycle of in vitro fertilization (IVF).  As Azer approached the end of her pregnancy, her excitement was halted when [Continue Reading]

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