We Take Your Fight With Cancer Personally

A New Perspective

Joye Jeffrey

Joye JefferyJoye Jeffrey is a registered nurse and board certified lactation consultant at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center. For many years, she drove past the facility’s Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center on her way to work. She never had a reason to go there and thought it was just another building; a place that other people went for treatment. That is until November 2008, when her annual mammogram screening detected ductile carcinoma in situ (DCIS). She had breast cancer. ...Read More



Mind, Body, Spirit

Annette Leal Mattern 

Annette Leal MatternAnnette Leal Mattern never imagined that her life would be dedicated to helping women fight their battles with cancer. Once an active corporate executive who managed multi-billion dollar high-tech programs, she became disabled and unemployable after two debilitating cancer diagnoses. This wife, grandmother, board member, foundation president, author, blogger and public speaker also is one of the most passionate and driven women you’ll ever meet. ...Read More



Happy to be Home

Kelly Froehlich 

Kelly FroehlichKelly Froehlich was 43 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer at the women’s diagnostic center located in Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center. ...Read More




An Unexpected Turn for the Better 

Debbi Sorci

Debbi SorciMany of our own staff members, including Debbi Sorci, registered nurse in the Piper Surgical Center, have fought and won their battle with cancer at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center and Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center. ...Read More