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Vince and Barbara Dooley to present at Saint Joseph’s Hospital Cancer Survivorship Conference

Saint Joseph’s Hospital is proud to host the 13th Annual “Sharing the Journey Cancer Survivorship Conference,” on Saturday, April 20, 2013.  The conference will be held in the Carroll Education Center at Saint Joseph’s Hospital and will begin with breakfast  More…

Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Social Work: A Common Heritage

  With only 50 cents in their possession and an intention of service in their hearts, Sisters Cecilia Carroll, Mary Helene Sheehan, Mary Borgia Thomas, and Mary Berchmans Young travelled from Savannah, GA in order to establish Saint Joseph’s Hospital  More…

Ride a Horse Save a Cowgirl

Nearly every little girl dreams of one day having a horse; galloping off to far away places to an escape known only to horse and rider. This October, as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Circle C2-It Ranch in Snellville is making that childhood dream a reality, opening the farm to the public for its first inaugural, ‘Cowgirl 3 Day.” The event is the brainchild of Circle C2-It Owner and Trainer, Caroline Jaffee who wanted to put an equine spin on the Komen for the Cure 3-Day. “We’re cowgirlin’ up for cancer,” says Jaffee, whose aunt is her inspiration for the event.
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Trying to Cure Cancer: A Family Affair

For Lauren Hasterok, what started out as a Bat Mitzvah project, ended up being a life changing experience. Lauren, step-daughter of Renee Sevy-Hasterok, Patient Navigator at Saint Joseph’s Prostate Cancer Center, began her service to cancer patients and those surviving  More…

Don’t Ever Look Down

Unexpectedly, our lives changed in an instant when I was diagnosed with breast cancer in December of 2008. We knew life would never be the same. Life is like that box of chocolates – you never know what you’re going to get. Cancer has taught us so many things. Many are bad, but some are good…
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