During cancer treatment, the so-called rules of nutrition convention typically fly out the window. For patients struggling to maintain weight, a high-protein, high-calorie diet may be just what the doctor ordered. Nutrition services at Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center are for anyone with a cancer diagnosis, no matter where they seek their treatment, and it’s all free of charge as part of Harper’s Hope.
More than 130 models took center stage at the Methodist Cancer Survivor Style Show on March 1. Beneath the gorgeous hair, makeup and clothes was a courageous survivor spirit much more beautiful than anything the audience could see from the outside.
For six years, Julie Pabian's life was a roller coaster of surgeries, doctor visits and emotional challenges. She fought cancer twice – and won. Today, Julie is cancer-free and appearing in the Cancer Survivors Style Show, kicking off Omaha Fashion Week.
Screening gives you the best chance of finding cancer as early as possible – while it’s small and before it has spread.
When Mary Robinson, age 38 and mother of four, was given a 50/50 chance of surviving her acute myeloid leukemia she chose Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center for specialized treatment and a holistic approach to her recovery.
Catch breast cancer early, and today, the chances of surviving breast cancer are extremely high. Finding it is the job of a quick, simple and very important test. The mammogram is the best way to detect even the earliest breast cancers.
Surviving lung cancer depends on early detection. Methodist offers a test that can identify cancer at its earliest stages.
Watch Liz Pettinger speak about her battle with thyroid cancer and her triumphant return to singing.