Patient Stories

Hear first-hand from our providers and patients about their experiences in the Gynecologic Oncology Program.

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10 Things You May Not Know About Gynecologic Cancer

Early detection of signs and symptoms of different types of gynecologic cancer affords the greatest chance for a cure.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ovarian Cancer

Advancements in ovarian cancer research offers new understanding about this disease, and new treatments.

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Kelly Laperle

Our Patients. Their Stories. Kelly Laperle, RN

Kelly Laperle, RN, a nurse in the Hematology-Oncology Suite, shares her story of the care she received as a patient at DHMC.

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Kathleen "Kat" Barrell with her husband, Chris.

Our Patients. Their Stories. Kat Barrell

Part of the team that produces the Our Patients. Their Stories, Kat Barrell never imagined that someday she would share her own story as an ovarian cancer patient.

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