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Knee replacement surgery leads back to ballroom dancing – and so much more!

Reluctant to face knee surgery, Sandy suffered with debilitating knee pain for over five years. Finally in 2022, she had not one – but two knee replacements, one in April and one in July!

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Single-dose radiation treatment for breast cancer gives patient her life back

The first time Barbara Sheets had a breast biopsy, she felt relieved. The suspicious spot was nothing more than fibroid tumors—not cancer. A second biopsy years later showed the same result.

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Beyond expectations: Personal approach eases healing process for patient with prostate cancer

Darrell Moore didn’t know much about cancer or how it feels to go through months of treatment. He had talked with his mom about her breast cancer and heard stories about battles with the disease from friends and coworkers.

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Second opinion answers important questions for patient with prostate cancer

Chris Knapp had no reason to question his health. He had been healthy all his life. The last doctor he had seen was his pediatrician when he was age 12. That was decades ago.

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Meet Truffle, a pro at volunteer service

Truffle isn’t your typical volunteer at Goshen Center for Cancer Care. She is one of the shortest in the group and just a youngster, although no one knows her exact age.

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College professor learns the power of knowledge when facing a cancer diagnosis

Time stood still for Rachael Hoffert when she heard she had breast cancer. In her mind, she was too young, at age 42, to think much about cancer. She thought she had found a cyst during a self-exam, not something serious.

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Elkhart grandmother regains her health and joy in life after bariatric surgery

Weight gain wasn’t a problem for Amy when she was young. But she lost control of her health and let her weight go unchecked when personal traumas interrupted her life.

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How a foot sore led to healing a clogged artery

Andy Gall thought he was doing his best to take care of his health. His diabetes was a part of life, but he wasn’t about to let it slow him down.

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When the only symptom of a heart attack is an odd sensation in the jaw

Jody Emerson, 50, assumed her heart was healthy. She didn’t have hypertension or diabetes, and no one in her family had heart disease. She knew her cholesterol was a little high, but she wasn’t on medication. And yet, when Jody felt an odd sensation in her jaw, it was unusual enough that she mentioned it to a friend.

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Elkhart teacher on a mission to educate women about cervical cancer prevention

Everything happens for a reason in Danielle Kijak’s world. However, she didn’t know why she got cervical cancer at age 31.

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Young athlete gets back in the game after sports injury

Abby Snyder had done hundreds of flip turns in swim practice and at meets. But one turn during practice in 2021 not only landed her in the emergency room, it sidelined her from sports activities for weeks.

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Vigilance in vascular care preserves limbs

Terry Beatty, Milford, appreciates the care he’s received over the years from the vascular specialists at Goshen Hospital. “They’re great people. Top notch. They’re not only experts in their field. They show a great deal of concern for patients and their families. I’ve not met doctors quite like them. I’m grateful and impressed.”

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