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Doctor Climbs Mountains, Lifts Spirits for Cancer Survival

At the summit of Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro, Matt King, MD and the 15 members of his climbing party unfurled a flag honoring friends and family who have battled cancer. Among the climbers were four survivors who had faced cancer a combined seven times. They joined Dr. King as participants in Survivor[...]

  1. Charlote Wallace: Congratulations on co-founding Survirors Summit and inspiring many to push beyond their comfort levels. I loved reading that you stayed…

  2. Bettye C. Mayes: As a breast cancer survivor this was a inspiration for us who have gone through the treatments and survived. Congratulations…

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On a Mission

The year was 1997 when Edward Zebovitz, DDS, first learned about the crucial need for medical and dental care in developing regions of the world such as the Philippines, Caribbean, East Africa, and Bangladesh. “A colleague of my father’s was doing mission trips, and I knew I had to get[...]

  1. J Baker-Poe RN: Wonderful MD, and overall an extrememly generous person.

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A Patient’s Perspective

Doctors have come a long way in treating breast cancer, but when Carlette Allen received her diagnosis in late 2009, she didn’t know that. “I was certain I was going to die,” says the 57-year-old Severna Park resident. “I had never known anyone who had survived breast cancer.” “I was[...]

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AAMC Staff Find “True Joy” In Uganda

Jessie Paltell, RN, Becca Burnett, BSN, RN, and Steve Roy, patient care technician, recently returned from Uganda, where they volunteered their time as medical professionals with a church group. The village where we pitched our tents for the work week was in the Kole District of Northern Uganda. During our[...]

  1. Sue: Awesome story . Thanks for sharing. I always wanted to do this sort of thing and hope to one. day.…

  2. Trish DeMuth, RN: How fabulous to do such a mission trip =- it will change your life forever and give you stories to…