Patient Stories

Patient Stories

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Susan Castle

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... read more

Karyn Huemoeller

In September of 2007, I received a call that I did not want to receive. My breast cancer had returned. A growth was found in my liver along with a small growth in a lymph node near the original... read more

Toni Kalifeh

I was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer in November, 2009. Other than a few cigarettes in college, I'd never been a smoker. And I was feeling fine. A second bout with a bladder infection... read more

Diane Klenke

I was treated at the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment for Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, which was diagnosed in 2004. I was surprised to find out I had a large tumor that had... read more

Randy Lopez

I was 35 when I was first diagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer. A year after they did a resection, the cancer returned and had spread to my liver. My diagnosis was then Stage 4, and I was given 5... read more

Amberlea Moody

It was July 3, 2010. I was 36 years old, unemployed (therefore, uninsured) when I was diagnosed with Stage 3B breast cancer. Having recently relocated from Florida to Milwaukee with my... read more

Jeff S.

I was first diagnosed with melanoma at 46 years old. 50 stitches later I was fine. However, three years later, when a sore on my foot wouldn’t heal, I went to a podiatrist who cleaned... read more

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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.

Our individualized programs are designed to give you, the patient, the best opportunity to live better and to improve the overall quality of your life while you undergo treatment.


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