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4 Stories From Women Who Fought the Fight Against Breast Cancer and Won

This October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we highlight four very memorable NorthShore patient stories. Each is unique - some took preventative measures, and some fought and survived after diagnosis. Click on each video to hear each of their stories. 

Marchele's Story:
Breast cancer survivor Marchele Bowen, MD, talks about her journey facing breast cancer and the course of treatment and surgery that put her on a healing path.


Megan's Story:
Megan Guerin talks about how personalized medicine helped her prevent breast and ovarian cancer.


Patti's Story:
Patti Beyer talks about her experience with automated whole breast ultrasound, an innovative approach to breast cancer screening.


Joanne's Story:
Joanne talks about her triple-positive breast cancer diagnosis and the targeted approach by NorthShore.