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Ellyn’s Triumph Over Breast Cancer

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This journey has led me to a much better place.

Options in breast cancer treatment. When a routine exam revealed that Ellyn Eaheart had breast cancer, the care she received was anything but. The team at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital laid out Ellyn’s options and involved her in the decision-making and treatment plan. Together, they decided on a lumpectomy that eliminated her cancer without chemotherapy. For Ellyn, becoming a breast cancer survivor has led to a healthier, happier lifestyle, and for that she is grateful.

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