Pregnant woman fighting breast cancer gets good news, twice

January has been a month to remember for the Choate family - in a very good way
February 2nd, 2015

After living with boy joy and fear, a mother of six from Bayfield, Colorado, got great news this month. CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh first met Heather Choate when she was pregnant and diagnosed with breast cancer. Dr. Virginia Borges at UCHealth’s University of Colorado Hospital was ready to fight. She’s an expert on breast cancer care for young women. Heather had both chemotherapy and surgery while pregnant.

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UCHealth is an innovative, nonprofit health system that delivers the highest quality medical care with an excellent patient experience. With 24,000 employees, UCHealth includes 12 acute-care full-service hospitals and hundreds of physicians across Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska. With University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus as its academic anchor and the only adult academic medical center in the region, UCHealth pushes the boundaries of medicine, providing advanced treatments and clinical trials and improving health through innovation.