Doug Haberstroh

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Doug Haberstroh wrote about breast cancer for HealthCentral. Doug produced a reality-based comic strip chronicling his life with his wife, Keri, who was only 25 when she was first diagnosed with invasive/infiltrating ductal carcinoma. Keri passed away in 2006.

Latest by Doug Haberstroh

Keri's Metastatic Breast Cancer Story Comes to an End

A Note from Doug Haberstroh: This will be the last entry. Keri’s struggle ceased. Her love, her memory, her being will live on forever in me, our families, and our friends. Her life was too short, and if I could have changed places with her I would h...

Keri's Metastatic Breast Cancer Story: "Keri Has Two Weeks"

My name is Doug Haberstroh, and we are reaching the end of the story of my wife Keri. For those of you who aren’t familiar with our breast cancer story, at age 25, Keri was diagnosed with breast cancer. We had only been married for a few months. Afte...

Keri's Metastatic Breast Cancer Story: It Hurts to Sit in This Chair Too Long

I’m Doug Haberstroh, and this is the story of my wife Keri. Keri was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 at the age of 25. Well, now you’re in for a real treat in this post. Keri starts off with a reaction to how the chemo treatments for metastatic ...

Keri's Metastatic Breast Cancer Story: Last Radiation Treatment for BC Mets... Yeah!!!

My name is Doug Haberstroh, and this is the story of my wife Keri. Keri was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 at the age of 25. This entry cover a very exciting time of our lives, Keri explains it well in these next couple of e-mails so I’ll leave ...

Keri's Metastatic Breast Cancer Story: The Breast Cancer has Spread

My wife Keri Haberstroh was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 at the age of 25. My name is Doug, and I’m here to tell Keri’s story. It is what she would have wanted. Keri had just finished her second round of chemotherapy treatment and breast reco...

Keri's Breast Cancer Story: Keri Notices a New Pain after Completing Breast Cancer Treatment

My name is Doug Haberstroh and this is the story of my wife Keri. Keri was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005. Keri was only 25 years old, and we had just begun our life together. Keri has just undergone her breast reconstruction. Her body was heal...

Keri's Breast Cancer Story: A New Breast Lump

My name is Doug Haberstroh, my wife Keri was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 at the age of 25. Throughout her breast cancer journey, Keri and I kept family and friends up-to-date on her progress through email. It was Keri’s wish to share her sto...

Keri's Breast Cancer Story: The Second Chemotherapy Treatment

My name is Doug Haberstroh, and I’m here to tell the story of my wife Keri. We had only been married 9 months before Keri was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was 25 years old. Keri was shocked by the diagnosis but determined to fight. She faced eve...

Why I am Telling Keri's Breast Cancer Story

Introductions first. My name is Doug Haberstroh, and I am a breast cancer husband. I’m here to share the story of the love of my life, Keri. Let’s start with the happy part. Three years ago, on June 12, 2004, Keri and I got married. It was by far the ...