Monthly Archives: August 2014

17th Annual McGMO Golf event raises $53,000

The 17th Annual McGMO Golfing for Cancer Care event raised $53,000 to support the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. This community event was held on July 25 at Delbrook Golf Course in Delavan. Established … Continue reading

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New beginnings after surviving cancer

Melissa was diagnosed in November 2008 with breast cancer. What followed was a mastectomy, six rounds of chemotherapy, one year of clinical trial infusions and a hysterectomy. “I had lots of mobility issues. My body was altered. It wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Live Well events bring communities together to celebrate healthy options

Congratulations to attendees of our inaugural Live Well events in Oshkosh and Ozaukee County. These “farm-to-fork” events offered attendees healthy cooking demonstrations, education in physical activity and nutrition which focused on eating healthy and locally — while reinforcing the ease and … Continue reading

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New Financial Wellness For Women Educational Series

Last year, Aurora Health Care Foundation launched our first Financial Wellness For Women educational series at Aurora West Allis Medical Center. Attendees shared they felt the event was very helpful.  So, we’re hosting three, FREE, two-part events this fall, and you’re … Continue reading

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Grateful patient shares how a second opinion saved his life

There was an itchy, irritated spot on Lee’s chest that wouldn’t go away. A visit to his local dermatologist in Little Rock, Ark. determined that it was melanoma. The affected cancer area was removed not once, twice but five times. On the … Continue reading

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Waterford Balloon Festival Raises Money to Fight Cancer

Tens of thousands of people head to the town of Waterford for the Hot Air Balloon Festival every year, but this year organizers used it as an opportunity to help cancer patients. They held the first annual 5K Morning Launch … Continue reading

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Janna’s Story: What Cancer Gave Me

At age 32, Janna Ripp had never taken any serious medications or even stayed overnight in a hospital, so you can imagine how her world came to a stop when she was told she had cancer. “The air felt like … Continue reading

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