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Patient Story Susan C.

My diagnosis took me completely by surprise. I was 54 years old, owning my own personal growth business, feeling well, and enjoying my life. Some minor menopausal symptoms prompted me to schedule a visit with my doctor. It was shortly after that visit that I received the news: I had Stage 4 ovarian cancer. You’re […]

Posted: 11/11/2014 | read the full post

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Patient Story: John S.

Metastatic Stage 4 Malignant Melanoma: During the fall of 1991, I was diagnosed and operated on for Metastatic Stage 4 Malignant Melanoma. I was 47 years old. The oncologists at the University of Chicago, who were on the leading edge of conventional treatment, suggested that I might join a group of people involved in studying […]

Posted: 07/03/2013 | read the full post

The Block Center

Founded over 30 years ago, the Block Center is one of the world’s leading cancer treatment facilities. An outpatient clinic specializing in the treatment of the entire range of cancers, we are dedicated to providing a caring and healing environment.

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