Faith in Positive Outcomes

Faith in Positive Outcomes

MCA Patient: Sara Davidson Diagnosis: Hodgkin’s lymphoma Medical Oncologist: Dr. Mark Vellek When Sara Davidson was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma back in 1999, her team at Missouri Cancer Associates didn’t waste any time, with treatment starting just two weeks...
But You’re Still Here

But You’re Still Here

MCA Patient: Krissy Johnson Diagnosis: Breast Cancer Medical Oncologist: Dr. Uma Ramadoss RN, Medical Oncology: Christy Phillips Radiation: Dr. James Allan Breast Surgeon: Dr. Anne Peterson Amidst the ups and downs of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, survivor...
Life Without Regrets

Life Without Regrets

MCA Patient: Bill Morgan Diagnosis: Brain Cancer – Glioblastoma (GBM) Medical Oncologist: Dr. Uma Ramadoss Radiation Oncologist: Dr. Mark Bryer Bill Morgan has always aimed to live a life without regrets, and a cancer diagnosis has only amplified his passion for...
Silver Linings

Silver Linings

MCA Patient: Barry Kausler Diagnosis: Colon Cancer Medical Oncologist: Dr. Joe Muscato When Barry Kausler was told he had a year to live, two if he was ‘lucky,’ he went to MCA for a second opinion — and found a second lease on life. In early June 2015, Barry Kausler,...
You’re Stronger Than You Think

You’re Stronger Than You Think

MCA Patient: Mary Alice Jacks Diagnosis: Breast Cancer Medical Oncologist: Dr. Mark Vellek Care Team: Gay Matthiesen, RN Radiation Care Team: Dr. Harold Johnson Dr. Mark Bryer Dr. Gregory Biedermann Surgeon Dr. Nicole Nelson (Columbia Surgical Associates) After...
A Slow Road to Recovery

A Slow Road to Recovery

MCA Patient: Becky Goodrick Survivor since: 2007 Diagnosis: Breast Cancer Medical Oncologist: Dr. Uma Ramadoss Care Team: Christy Phillips, RN Infusion Suite Care Team: Amy Boyle, RN Danielle Kleithermes Denise Huff Erin Komen Lindsay Hendrix Breast cancer survivor...