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It was during a follow-up visit that Kat’s doctor told her she was overdue for her yearly mammogram. Because of her strong family history of cancer, she’d always kept on top of screening. After receiving the reminder, she quickly made an appointment.
Unfortunately, her mammogram was concerning, and a biopsy revealed something that would change her life. At age 43, Kat Kramer was diagnosed with stage I breast cancer.
Kat grew up in Philadelphia and had family members who were treated at Fox Chase, so she knew exactly where she would go. Upon entering Fox Chase for her first appointment, she immediately felt at ease with her specialists and their expertise treating breast cancer. They decided on an individualized treatment plan for her – a bilateral lumpectomy (with lymph node removal) followed by radiation.
Six months later, Kat was able to ring the bell, and she has been cancer-free ever since!
Where You Start Matters™
When and where patients first seek treatment for cancer can make a big difference in recovery and survival. Patients choose Fox Chase for advanced treatments, highly experienced teams, and a reputation for bold discoveries in cancer care. As a nationally designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, we offer some of the most advanced treatments and specialists for your specific type of cancer. We are here to support you every step of the way – from detection through survivorship.
Get in touch with us. We can answer your questions, coordinate and expedite your care, and connect you with the right medical team. To schedule an appointment, call 888-369-2427 or fill out this form today.