As a genetic counselor at Hoag Family Cancer Institute, Jeanne Homer has always known Hoag occupies a very special place in the hearts of those whose lives have been touched by the hospital’s caring men and women. Then things got really personal. Jeanne shares her own life-changing encounter with cancer — and offers firsthand insights into the Heart of Hoag.

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