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Our patients and their stories

  • These stories paint a picture of the expert medical care and excellent experience we provide to our patients and their families.

    Karen's colon cancer story

    No family history of colon cancer: Karen's story

    Karen Sonnenberg had no worries when she scheduled a colonoscopy last March. But this time, her doctor found a polyp. A few days later, she learned it was cancer. That was a shock. "I have no cancer history at all in my family," she said.

    Ruth speaks about colon cancer screening

    Saved by colon cancer screening: Ruth's story

    In 1999, Ruth Edstrom got the news that changed her life. She had stage 4 colon cancer. Today she says, "The most important thing is for people to go get screened."