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Survivor Stories

A serious health condition may make you feel like you’re all alone. But you’re not. Over the years, many of our patients have shared their stories with us at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance so that we may share them with you.


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Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Survivor

After Michelle Fusman learned she had inflammatory breast cancer, she immediately went to the Internet to find out where she could go to get life-saving treatment. “I want to be one of those people that I read about on the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Web site—a survivor.”

Breast Cancer Survivor

Breast Cancer Survivor

Diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma in situ at age 29, Ashley Walker took an aggressive approach to treatment with a bilateral mastectomy, chemotherapy, and radiation at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. 

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Breast Cancer Survivor

“The doctors at SCCA go the extra mile,” Diane says. “They go above and beyond what I might receive at other places.”

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Breast Cancer Survivor

Debra Jarvis never felt a lump. Her breast cancer was found after a routine annual mammogram.

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Breast Cancer Survivor

Diagnosed with early stage breast cancer, Camille had a lumpectomy and received breast brachytherapy at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Today she volunteers in many ways to give back to others at SCCA.

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Breast Cancer Survivor

Kelly was in her thirties and newly married when she learned she had breast cancer.

Women's Wellness Clinic Patient

Women's Wellness Clinic Patient

Tammy comes to SCCA's Women's Wellness Clinic for all of her follow-up visits.

Breast Cancer Survivor

Breast Cancer Survivor

Cathy Lowen is a stage I breast cancer survivor.

Breast Cancer Survivor

Breast Cancer Survivor

Nancy Weatherspoon was treated for breast cancer at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

Breast Cancer Survivor

Breast Cancer Survivor

Kimberly Allison is a breast pathologist and also a breast cancer survivor, thanks to SCCA.