Colorado strong: Breast cancer survivor says awareness saved her life

After inconclusive imaging, Emilie Rudolph followed up with a Memorial Hospital specialist. In the summer of 2013 Emilie Rudolph of Colorado Springs felt a lump in her armpit.
October 19th, 2014

“Nothing was diagnosable,” says Rudolph of a mammogram, an ultrasound, and an MRI she underwent. But something “still felt off,” so she spoke with Laura Pomerenke, MD, a breast surgeon at Memorial Hospital. She is thankful that she did.

 

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