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October 29, 2020

Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Story of Resilience and Strength

Amy Hedstrom was diagnosed with Stage 3 Triple Negative Breast Cancer at the young age of 32. She noticed a very small lump in November of 2014 and went to get an ultrasound where nothing appeared. It wasn’t until April of 2015 that she noticed the ...

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November 08, 2018

The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus Bariatric Program Shows Great Success through the Years

Since 2002, the bariatric program at The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus has been serving the medical weight loss needs of northeast Kansas. With over 3,000 surgeries performed, the program is recognized as a Bariatric Surgery Center of E...

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October 25, 2018

Bariatric Surgery at The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus Changes Woman’s Life for the Better

Susan Kotsch, 56, had struggled with weight problems for what seemed like forever. After experiencing numerous health issues, she decided to make a change that would positively impact her life for years to come. “It felt like I had tried every diet out ...

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