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Kathy's story: How a mother and wife beat cancer... twice!

In 2013, Tennessee native, Kathy McNatt was devastated after being diagnosed with breast cancer. She received treatment at Northside Hospital Atlanta, under the care of Atlanta Cancer Care's Dr. Colleen Austin. Under Dr. Austin's care, she was able to beat breast cancer!

In 2019, Kathy faced a second devastating diagnoses. She was diagnosed with a carcinoid tumor. She received the very best treatment under the care of Dr. Eddie Abdalla at Atlanta Liver & Pancreas Surgical Specialists. Dr. Abdalla also serves as the medical director of the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute Liver & Pancreas Program.

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*The health story shared here may portray atypical results of survival for this type of cancer, given its severity and stage. Atypical results are considered surviving a cancer that has less than a 50% five-year survival rate. Patients should consult an expert to discuss specific treatment plans and the possible outcomes before making medical decisions.


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