Survivor Stories

Every person touched by cancer has a story to tell. At Missouri Cancer Associates, we want to share the stories of those who walked through our doors. They describe the progress we’re making together to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Below are personal stories we hope will inspire you.

Jeff Bergman’s Survivor Story

Survivor Since: June 2011

Diagnosis: June 2011, Testicular Cancer & August 2016, Chronic Myelogous Leukemia

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. David Schlossman (now retired)
  • Dr. Uma Ramadoss
  • Jessica Baker, RN

Lisa Meyer’s Survivor Story

Survivor Since: October 2009

Diagnosis: Head and Neck Cancer (Adenosquamous Carcinoma)

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. Vellek
  • Dr. Bryer
  • Dr. Biedermann

Belinda Hunter’s Survivor Story

Survivor Since: February 2010

Diagnosis: Hodgkins Lymphoma

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. Mark Tungesvik

Shelby Hunter’s Survivor Story

Survivor Since: 2015

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. Joe Muscato
  • Robin Hubble, R.N.

Pam Schilz’s Survivor Story

Survivor Since: April 2008

Diagnosis: Multiple Myeloma

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. Ramadoos
  • Christy Phillips, RN.

Tanna Niemeier Survivor Story

Survivor Since: Febuary 2016

Diagnosis: Burkitt Lymphoma

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. Balakrishnan
  • Julie Maledy, RN.

Emily Hawkins Survivor Story

Survivor Since: Febuary 2016

Diagnosis: Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. Mark Tungesvik
  • Amber Taylor

Bob Richardson Survivor Story

Survivor Since: 2013

Diagnosis: Colon Cancer

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. Joe Muscato
  • Robin Hubble, R.N.

Dana Templeton Survivor Story

Survivor Since: 2013

Diagnosis: Hodgkins Lymphoma

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. Joe Muscato
  • Robin Hubble, R.N.

Selmeg Shagdarova Survivor Story

Survivor Since: 2015

Diagnosis: Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. Uma Ramadoss
  • Christy Phillips

Greg Mattli Survivor Story

Survivor Since: 2015

Diagnosis: Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. Uma Ramadoss
  • Christy Phillips

Gale Johnson’s Survivor Story

Survivor Since: 2001

Diagnosis: Ovarian Cancer

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. Joe Muscato

Deb Donovan’s Survivor Story

Survivor Since: August 2016

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Liana Makarian, M.D.

Harry and Linda Morris’s Survivor Story

Survivor Since: 2010

Diagnosis: Prostate Cancer and Melanoma

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. Mark Tungesvik

Jill Cox’s Survivor Story

Survivor Since: 2016

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

Missouri Cancer Care Team:
  • Dr. Liana Makarian

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