Shantell Pambuan, 25, was born premature at 32 weeks gestation at Community Hospital Long Beach. Weighing only 4 pounds, 5 ounces, Shantell’s lungs were severely underdeveloped.
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Sometimes a tragic or sudden event happens that forces you to really look at your life and take action. This scenario came as a blessing in disguise for David Hanbidge as a personal loss helped him overcome lung cancer.
“I am not going to let cancer win.” That was Kathe Maxwell’s commitment to herself when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
It was a day like any other for Ingrid. She was going through her normal routine and while in the shower she examined her breasts for lumps on a whim.
Kathe Maxwell was surprised when suddenly out of nowhere she had a burst of acute abdominal pain lasting for 15 minutes.