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Karen Yontz Center for Cardio-Oncology provides patients with advanced, customized care

The Karen Yontz Center for Cardio-Oncology at Aurora Health Care is well into its second year of operation and has treated more than 140 people since it launched in early 2016. The impact it’s having on patients is clear. “More … Continue reading

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Helping children and our community

Thank you to everyone who attended, volunteered or donated to Aurora Family Service’s annual Neighborhood Block Party on September 14 in Milwaukee! Because of your generosity, we were able to provide more than 110 children with school supplies, including folders, … Continue reading

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Strengthening survivorship

Cancer isn’t something new to Chris Norton of Green Bay. He watched his mother battle and pass away from this disease. In 2013, Chris was diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in his brain and was referred by his neurologist … Continue reading

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Live Well Manitowoc County event raises more than $20,000 for abuse response services

Thank you to sponsors and attendees of Live Well Manitowoc County! They helped raise over $20,000 to support abuse response services at Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc. Because of their generosity, more men, women and children will have access to … Continue reading

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Making lemonade: woman enrolls in trial to fight cancer

When faced with a lemon-sized tumor in the right side of her brain, Heidi Zellmer of Cedarburg began a journey that would lead the wife and mother of three boys to enroll in a clinical trial that was testing an investigational … Continue reading

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Studying the aging heart

In 2016, more than $1.1 million was disbursed from the Aurora Health Care Foundation for the Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani Center for Integrative Research on Cardiovascular Aging (CIRCA). The mission of the Center is to conduct clinical and basic research on the biology of cardiovascular aging and to develop diagnostic, predictive and therapeutic … Continue reading

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An invisible disease

“It’s the most common medical issue you’ve never heard of. It’s really hard to diagnose.” That issue is Dysautonomia, something Koreen Koehler has been living with for years. Dysautonomia is essentially a malfunction of the autonomic nervous system, which regulates … Continue reading

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