Hundreds of Local Breast Cancer Patients Benefit from Women in Need Fund

0
16

According to the American Cancer Society, by the end of 2018 an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer will have been diagnosed in women. A woman currently has a one-in-eight chance of developing breast cancer in her lifetime. These statistics continue to make breast cancer one of the most common cancers among women, second only to skin cancer.

That’s why Drs. Jeff Bueno and Tom Sellick established the Women in Need Fund at ValleyCare Charitable Foundation in 2010, which provides financial assistance to underinsured and underprivileged patients in Dublin, Livermore, and Pleasanton during their treatment and recovery. “The Women in Need Fund helps underprivileged women battle breast cancer. Whether it’s a diagnostic mammogram, a prosthesis after surgery, postoperative compression sleeves, a bathing suit, a wig, or one of many other incidentals, the Fund is there to help as many women as possible,” Dr. Bueno said. “Dr. Sellick and I are happy to do this in memory of our mothers, both of whom lost their battles with breast cancer.”


An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety.


You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Choose an online service.

kAm$:?46 :E H2D 6DE23=:D965[ E96 (@>6? 😕 }665 uF?5 92D 96=A65 @G6C cbd =@42= A2E:6?ED[ :?4=F5:?8 2 3C62DE 42?46C DFCG:G@C H9@ 925 2 5@F3=6 >2DE64E@>J 2?5 😀 2E C:D< @7 56G6=@A:?8 =J>A9656>2] “%96 (@>6? 😕 }665 uF?5 AC@G:565 >6 H:E9 A@DEDFC8:42= 42>:D@=6D E@ H62C 5:C64E=J 27E6C DFC86CJ…]H9:49 >256 :E >F49 62D:6C 2?5 >@C6 4@>7@CE23=6 7@C >6 E@ >@G6 2C@F?5] %96J 2=D@ 82G6 >6 >F49 >@C6 D6=74@?7:56?46 2?5 D6=76DE66> H96? x H6?E @FE 😕 AF3=:4] p7E6C C64@G6CJ[ ,E96 uF?5. AC@G:565 >6 H:E9 4@>AC6DD:@? 82C>6?ED W7F===6?8E9 D=66G6D 2?5 92?5 >:EEDX H9:49 x H62C 52:=J E@ 2DD:DE H:E9 >@G:?8 7=F:5 7C@> E:DDF6D 324< E@ E96 4:C4F=2E@CJ DJDE6>…(96? x 4@>A=6E65 962=:?8[ C25:2E:@?[ 2?5 A9JD:42= E96C2AJ[ x H2D AC@G:565 H:E9 3C62DE AC@DE96D6D 2?5 DA64:2= 3C2D E@ 9@=5 E96>] xE 😀 92C5 E@ 6IAC6DD H92E 2? :?4C65:3=6 67764E E9:D 925 @? >J 6>@E:@?D 2?5 D6=76DE66>] %9:D >256 :E @<2J W2?5 62DJX 7@C >6 E@ 5C6DD 2?5 AC6D6?E >JD6=7 2E H@C< 2?5 😕 AF3=:4 H:E9 ?@ 5:D4@>7@CE 23@FE >J 2AA62C2?46] }@ @?6 H@F=5 <?@H E96C6 H2D 2?JE9:?8 >:DD:?8[” C6A@CE65 E96 A2E:6?E]k^Am

kAm“(6 2C6 E92?<7F= E@ sCD] qF6?@ 2?5 $6==:4< 7@C 6DE23=:D9:?8 E9:D 7F?5 2?5 96=A:?8 9F?5C65D @7 H@>6? 😕 @FC 4@>>F?:EJ[” D2JD $92<é $F=:<J2?[ tI64FE:G6 s:C64E@C @7 ‘2==6Jr2C6 r92C:E23=6 u@F?52E:@?] “(:E9@FE E96>[ 9F?5C65D @7 =@42= 3C62DE 42?46C A2E:6?ED H@F=5?’E 92G6 2446DD E@ G:E2= AC@8C2>D[ AC@5F4ED[ 2?5 D6CG:46D E92E 96=A 😕 E96:C EC62E>6?E 2?5 C64@G6CJ] $:?46 :?DFC2?46 A=2?D 5@?’E 2=H2JD 4@G6C E96 7F== 4@DE @7 DF49 D6CG:46D 2?5 AC@5F4ED[ A2E:6?ED 2C6 7@C465 E@ H@CCJ 23@FE >65:42= 3:==D 2?5 :?DFC2?46 4@A2J>6?ED :?DE625 @7 4@?46?EC2E:?8 @? E96:C EC62E>6?E 2?5 C64@G6CJ] %92?<D E@ E96 86?6C@FD 5@?@CD H9@’G6 DFAA@CE65 E96 (@>6? 😕 }665 uF?5 @G6C E96 A2DE g J62CD[ H6 2C6 23=6 E@ 2==6G:2E6 E96 7:?2?4:2= 3FC56?[ D@ A2E:6?ED 42? 7@4FD @? H92E’D >@DE :>A@CE2?E – E96 7:89E 282:?DE 3C62DE 42?46C 2?5 E96:C C64@G6CJ – :?DE625 @7 E96 3:==D]”k^Am

kAm“q642FD6 @7 >J 7:?2?4:2= D:EF2E:@?[” E96 5@F3=6>2DE64E@>J A2E:6?E E6==D FD[ “x 4@F=5 ?@E 92G6 277@C565 E@ AFC492D6 2?J @7 ,E96 :E6>D. @? >J @H?] qFE 3642FD6 (@>6? 😕 }665 uF?5 H2D E96C6 7@C >6 2?5 E96 AC@8C2> >2?286CD H6C6 D@ G6CJ 8C24:@FD 😕 >2<:?8 E96 AC@46DD H@C< @? >J 3692=7[ x 92G6 6?;@J65 E96 36?67:ED @7 E96D6 DFAA@CE :E6>D] x 4@?E:?F6 E@ 36 8C2E67F= 7@C E96 <:?5?6DD 2?5 86?6C@D:EJ @7 E9@D6 H9@ 4C62E65 2?5 25>:?:DE6C ,E96 uF?5.]”k^Am

kAm(@>6? H9@ =:G6 😕 E96 %C:’2==6J 2?5 ?665 7:?2?4:2= 2DD:DE2?46 E@ A2J 7@C >2>>@8C2>D @C @E96C 3C62DE 42?46C D6CG:46D 42? 42== 7@C >@C6 :?7@C>2E:@? @? 9@H E@ 2446DD E96 (@>6? 😕 }665 uF?5] r2== E96 qC62DE r2?46C }2G:82E:@? !C@8C2> 2E haddg_`b`_]k^Am

kAmx7 J@F H@F=5 =:<6 E@ 5@?2E6 E@ E96 (@>6? 😕 }665 uF?5 😕 9@?@C @C 😕 >6>@CJ @7 2 =@G65 @?6 E9:D ~4E@36C[ A=62D6 G:D:E k2 9C67lQ9EEAi^^HHH]G2==6J42C6]4@>^5@?2E6QmHHH]G2==6J42C6]4@>^5@?2E6k^2m @C 4@?E24E ‘2==6Jr2C6 r92C:E23=6 u@F?52E:@? 2E hadbfbcde_]k^Am