Zimmer Cancer Center
At New Hanover Regional Medical Center and the Zimmer Cancer Center we recognize caring for a person with cancer involves much more than treating the cancer itself. While our oncology specialists have decades of experience and use advanced cancer-fighting technology to give patients the best chance of overcoming the disease, their clinical expertise is just a part of what makes New Hanover Regional Medical Center an exceptional place to receive cancer care.
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Rugena Devone: Faith and the Power of Prayer
Last year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Health Essentials featured Zimmer Cancer Center employee and patient Rugena Devone, newly diagnosed
with breast cancer in March 2007.
I’m still here and beautiful as ever!
I see my oncologist every three months, and there’s no evidence of the breast
cancer recurring. Read more.
Juanita Rappleye: Radiofrequency Ablation
Surgery Heals with Heat
A poodle’s loud yipping nearly
drowns out seventy-one-year-old Juanita Rappleye’s raspy Southern drawl. Details of her recent kidney tumor removal through minimally invasive radiofrequency ablation at New Hanover Regional Medical
Center become barely audible. As I was saying,
she says, overcoming the canine commotion, "to
be cut wide open and have half my kidney taken
out for such a small tumor just wasn’t cuttin’ it for me. But when I heard of radiofrequency ablation through Dr. Brodwater, I knew I had another option."Read more.
Kim Hennes: The Ovarian-Breast Cancer
“What about Thanksgiving and Christmas? If I don’t do Thanksgiving and Christmas, no one’s gonna do it!” These were
Kim Hennes’ words as she tried scheduling a hysterectomy with
her gynecologist in advance of
the fast approaching 2005 holiday season. A
year spent battling what she thought were menopausal symptoms had finally come to
“It was a Wednesday,” recalled Hennes, then 49,
a marketing executive in Wilmington. “That Friday morning I went to work out, pulled into the office parking lot, and the next thing I knew I was down
on all fours. Read more.