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“ Diagnosis SURVIVING CANCER IS THE BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME. Yvette Jackson, 39 Director of Operations, Foster Care Organization ” Treatment Team Dr. Marisa Borders, Breast Imaging Dr. Victor Gonzalez, Radiation Oncology Dr. Michele Ley, Breast Surgical Oncology Dr. Robert Livingston, Medical Oncology Dr. Cheri Ong, Plastic Surgeon { Cancer Free Since December 2012 { Breast cancer, stage 2 When you’re faced with the prospect of dying you take stock of your life. And on April 8, 2010, that was the day I decided to live, like really LIVE, after I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I took up kickboxing for the second time and totally embraced living in the moment. Two and a half years later, after surgery, radiation, and chemo, my doctor cleared me. I went toe to toe with cancer and won. I’m a person who always tries to exceed expectations. And my awesome team of docs did just that. They saved my life. UAhealth.com | 520-694-CURE ACADEMIC MEDICINE IS SMART MEDICINE. SM

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