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The magic of prevention: A different perspective from a different kind of survivor

October 22, 2019

In October, we talk a lot about breast cancer survivors. Patty Donoghue is a survivor of a different kind. She had a difficult childhood, part of which was spent in foster care. Her last years in high school put her through a lot. She managed to graduate, but from a nonaccredited children’s home.

‘I went in for that mammogram, and I knew right away that something was up.’

October 18, 2019

Eight years ago, Susan Pfefferkorn went in for a routine mammogram at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center. Susan was no stranger to breast cancer. She’d lost a college friend to the disease back in the 1980s, and her mother had been diagnosed post-menopause. As a result, Susan had always been proactive.

2019 Docs that Rock

October 18, 2019

More than 150 supporters joined Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center Foundation on Sept. 19 for our inaugural Docs that Rock fundraiser raising more than $18,000. Held at Adaumont Farm, attendees celebrated with a reverse raffle and dinner and enjoyed rock-and-roll music by our very own physician band, “Assisted Living.”


Presented by the children of Harold C. Earnhardt Novant Health Hospice and Patterson Farm Market & Tours are joining together to present Harvesting Hope at Patterson Farm & Harold C. Earnhardt Memorial 5K Trail Run, a day of family fun on the farm, with proceeds to benefit Novant Health Hospice. Saturday, November 2, 2019 Patterson Farm 10390 Caldwell RdMt Ulla, NC 28125 Harold C. Earnhardt … Continue reading Harvesting Hope – Harold C. Earnhardt Memorial 5K Trail Run »