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Kristina Finds Advice & Encouragement at MoBap’s Support Groups

At the top of Kristina Skinner’s to-do list when she was pregnant with her first baby was to learn about breastfeeding. In preparation for her new arrival, Kristina attended Missouri Baptist Medical Center’s breastfeeding class, where she learned the basics of breastfeeding and received information about pumping.Then as her due date approached, Kristina and her husband, Nathan, finished the nursery and eagerly awaited the arrival of their first child. “I felt prepared for delivery, breastfeeding and becoming a mom.”

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Katie Celebrates Remission After Treatment for Endometrial Cancer

Katie was at a crossroads about where to receive additional cancer treatment to help prevent her cancer from returning. “I chose Missouri Baptist because they have a great reputation for cutting-edge cancer therapies and care.”

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MoBap Offers a New FDA-Approved Treatment for People With Advanced Prostate Cancer

 On March 23, 2022, prostate cancer treatment for those with advanced disease took a step forward with the FDA approving the first targeted therapy for the treatment of progressive, PSMA-positive prostate cancer that has spread or metastasized to other parts of the body. Missouri Baptist Medical Center is one of three sites in Missouri that is currently offering this treatment.

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Dr. Stein Uses Molecular Testing to Inform His Patients' Cancer Treatment

In 2021, Russell (Russ) Horne and William Sibert were diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). They both benefited from molecular profiling of their cancer, known as precision oncology, which identified different and effective treatment approaches.

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Suzanne, a breast cancer survivor, thanks her care team at MoBap

Suzanne Braun credits her care team at Missouri Baptist Medical Center and her own diligence with saving her life. Braun, who went through ovarian cancer in her early 20s, said that health crisis impressed upon her the importance of regular doctor visits and an annual mammogram.

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When should you worry about your pain?

The effects of chronic pain can be far-reaching. From gaining weight and having trouble sleeping to mood swings and even depression. Follow these simple rules to identify you pain management needs:

  • Two Week Rule: Tell your doctor about any pain that lasts longer than two weeks.
  • Acute Trauma Rule: Get immediate attention for any pain caused by an accident or injury.
  • I Can't Sleep Rule: If it keeps you up at night and exceeds the "two week rule," ask your doctor about it.
  • Worst Pain of My Life: If the pain prevents you from moving normally, have yourself checked right away. 
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