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Pregnant with breast cancer: One woman's incredible story

It was September 2007 when 37-year-old Stephanie Hosford discovered a chickpea-sized lump. (iStock) She didn’t know it yet, but finding a lump in her breast was just the first in a series of life-altering events. It was September 2007 when 37-year-old Stephanie Hosford discovered that chickpea-sized lump. At the time, she and her husband, Grant,… Read More »

Every Older Patient Has a Story. Medical Students Need to Hear It.

Whatever the cluster of second-year students at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York expected to hear from an 82-year-old woman — this probably wasn’t it. At first, Elizabeth Shepherd, one of several seniors invited to meet with future doctors in an anti-ageism program called “Introduction to the Geriatric Patient,” largely followed the script. As student… Read More »