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I am so blessed that my doctor referred me to TurningPoint. They have made a world of difference for me, not only physically but emotionally. The women at TurningPoint are a group of very compassionate, caring and amazing women...

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I began my challenge right away, facing my new steps to healing. Calling new doctors, making appointments, organizing my schedule with my kids. Thank goodness I had my family around. I learned step by step to take care of myself, eat well, stay positive and get all the help that is provided. . .

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Good friends and a loving family played a great part in my cancer journey. Going to rehab is an essential part of a cancer survivor's journey and TurningPoint would be my recommendation. Trust in God. He is in control. Pray that God heals you physically, emotionally and spiritually...

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I found out on my mother's birthday. Like most people, I was in absolute shock. I felt like I was in a dream and I was going to wake up at any moment, but no one pinched me. I'm a pretty happy-go lucky person, so after I got over the initial words "you have breast cancer," my first question was how do I get rid of it...

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If I were to write my life’s book, it would be entitled “My Love Story”…. and in that book, there would be a chapter called “TurningPoint”. My breast cancer unveiled itself a couple of years ago. It came at a time when I had just worked my way through a tough divorce, turned the page on a new decade...

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If you saw me twelve to fifteen years ago, you would have thought me the picture of perfect health. Married, raising two wonderful children, teaching school full time, which means bring work home, going into school early and working late...

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While at TurningPoint I also participated in nutrition workshops, workshops geared toward what to expect after the diagnosis and during recovery.The staff at TurningPoint was professional, informative and nurturing. I honestly looked forward to my TurningPoint appointments...

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The main thing about TurningPoint is that, even though my surgeon and oncologist are all excellent doctors, I didn't really feel that anyone was taking care of me as a whole person, my overall physical and mental health, until I came to TurningPoint. I can't imagine how much more difficult dealing ...

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My first reaction was “okay let’s get this thing on the road. What is the next step”. My sister-in-law had had breast cancer for 20 years and so cancer really didn’t scare me. I knew that cancer treatment had come a long way since the 80’s even...

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After my sentinel node biopsy and axillary node dissection, I lost most of my range of motion in my left arm. My doctors didn't seem to be concerned about it, but know that there had to be a better way to combat the side effects of my surgery. So I started "googling" the terms lymphedema, physical therapy and Atlanta...

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Phone: 770-360-9271

Yvette Williams

Medical Director
VISN 7 Knowledge Management Unit
Assistant Professor
Emory University School of Medicine
Volunteer Faculty
Department of Preventive Medicine at the Morehouse School of Medicine

Dr. Yvette Williams, MD, MPH is a graduate of the University of the West Indies (MD 1983) and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (MPH 1998). She did an initial residency in Internal Medicine within the teaching hospitals of the University of London in England followed by a second Internal Medicine residency in Kentucky at the University of Louisville. Dr Williams Joined the Veterans Administration system in Louisville Kentucky in 1991. In 1993 she was appointed Medical Director of the Louisville VA’s Primary Care Clinic. In 1996 she moved to the Atlanta area where she assisted the Atlanta VA in the transition from the Acute Care/Evaluation Clinic/ER model to a genuine Primary Care Clinic system. In 2000, Dr. Williams established a Comprehensive Women’s Primary Care Clinic at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. This clinic continues to grow in size and regularly wins praise from female veterans for its customer friendly atmosphere and outlook. She developed and spearheads several population based chronic disease projects as director of the VISN 7 Chronic Disease Knowledge Management Unit.