Lauren Speegle personifies the word “busy.” She’s a high school math teacher, a tutor, a cheer team advisor and a mother of two young children. With every hour of the day being filled with a task, it would be easy for her to ignore reminders of her doctor appointments. But she never does, because at just 36 years of age, Lauren is a colon cancer survivor.
Stories for Breast Care at Orange Coast Medical Center
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.
As Junior Miss Southern California 2014, Emma Manetta is using her platform and life experiences to improve lives – especially those touched by 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.