Breast Cancer Stories for Orange Coast Medical Center

In the Genes

A father’s nose. A mother’s almond-shaped eyes. A grandmother’s curly brown hair. An uncle’s dimple on the left cheek. Everyone is born with genes that they inherited from their mother and father...

Pillars of Strength and Hope

State-of-the-art medical expertise and technology are hallmarks of the MemorialCare Breast Center at Orange Coast Medical Center. But according to cancer patient Maxine Verch, so are kindness, encouragement, and genuine concern.
A Royal Battle

A Royal Battle Against Cancer

As Junior Miss Southern California 2014, Emma Manetta is using her platform and life experiences to improve lives – especially those touched by cancer.
Shawna Manetta

Turning the Tide Against Breast Cancer

Soon after her diagnosis with breast cancer at age 35, Shawna Manetta made a decision: she shook off the fear and chose to focus on the blessings in her life.