Dignity Health | hello Healthy | Winter 2018-19

HelloHealthy | Winter 2018–19 7 Blessings When Brandy came to St. Joseph’s, staff connected her with Kriste—a woman who, 12 years ago, had been diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 31 and the mother of two young boys. Kriste showed Brandy what survivorship looked like. Now, a year after her diagnosis, Brandy threw out the first pitch at the Stockton Ports’ Pink Night. She recently took a family trip to Disneyland, paid for through donations. She’s even developed a product she calls “Rad Oil,” which she used to help prevent burning during her radiation treatments and offers to other women going through treatment. “It’s just been an amazing, overwhelming amount of blessings and good people,” Brandy says. & good people Here to help For more information about the services available to people with breast cancer, call the Cancer Institute’s Navigator Line at 209.939.4526 .