Category Archives: Pink Possible

‘Life changing’: Team Phoenix athlete describes impact of group’s research

We recently spoke to some athletes from Team Phoenix, which trains breast cancer survivors to complete a triathlon. Mary Weiland, who participated in the team’s most recent event on July 31, gave us her thoughts about the training and the team … Continue reading

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Sharing her passion for care: meet Leslie Prusik, RN, OCN

The words, “you have cancer,” can be life halting. And Leslie Prusik understands exactly what that means. In addition to being the new manager for Oncology Services at Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh, she is also a breast cancer survivor. … Continue reading

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Surviving and making a difference: Karen Jo’s story of beating breast cancer

Karen Jo shared with us her breast cancer experience and how she is helping other people who are facing breast cancer. Below is Karen Jo’s story.  “You have cancer. Three words that you can never prepare yourself to hear. There’s … Continue reading

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Wheel & Sprocket helps Team Phoenix athletes – one bike at a time

In the midst of a group of 30-40 riders, Jon Sison rides near the back to make sure everyone is riding safely. As the general manager of Wheel and Sprocket’s Brookfield store, he is personally interested in helping Team Phoenix … Continue reading

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Show your support in PINK!

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Get ready to go PINK! Did you know that roughly one-third of Wisconsin women who hear the words “you have breast cancer” choose Aurora Cancer Care for their care?  That’s why Aurora Health Care Foundation launches it’s Pink Possible campaign … Continue reading

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Get INSPIREd: Aurora Walker’s Point receives NFL grant

For the second year, the Aurora Walker’s Point Community Clinic received a $50,000 grant from the National Football League’s A Crucial Catch campaign to improve access to breast cancer screenings to underserved populations. The clinic sees around 200 new patients every month, and serves over 3,700 patients … Continue reading

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Pink Possible – we celebrate survivors like Maryann!

As we wrap up our Pink Possible 2014 campaign, we celebrate another Aurora Caregiver who is also a breast cancer survivor. Maryann Clesceri leads The Healing Center, which helps victims of sexual assault and abuse at any point in their recovery. … Continue reading

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