3 Comments on Mattie Shaw is Grateful for Physician’s Reminder to Undergo Colon Cancer Screening

  1. Charlotte Bryant-Kellam

    Mar 6th, 2013

    This story really touched me – Mattie Shaw (the patient) is my family member and because of Dr. Vanessa Gavin-Headen she is alive and that’s a good thing. I hope this testimony will encourage others in the 50 and over group to get tested.

  2. Adrienne Mims

    Sep 29th, 2012

    Dr.Vanessa Gavin-Headen’s relationship with her patient was the factor that allowed the patient to pursue needed preventive care when she had no symptoms. Outstanding!

  3. Lloyd Gavin

    Sep 29th, 2012

    This is a great story. I have known Dr. Headen since childhood. Then she was a caring people-person with a zeal to help others. I am happy that this attribute continues to drive her. Mattie Shaw’s testimony make me wish she was my physician.

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