“University of Iowa doctors saved my life.”

“I am here because of my doctors. I am one of their success stories.”

Melinda was diagnosed with stage 3 chondrosarcoma, a bone cancer that affected one of her major joints. She describes the experience as a mix of “unimaginable pain” from the cancer and a lasting comfort in knowing doctors were able to remove not only the initial cancer but the seeds it had started to spread elsewhere in her body.

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