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BY Jacob Noack

Jacob Noack created the Melissa Hunter-Noack Foundation in memory of his wife after she passed away from a pseudopapillary tumor.

After returning from a Fourth of July vacation in 2011 with family in Colorado, my wife Melissa Hunter-Noack started having stomach pains. Within a few weeks, she couldn't hold down any food or drink. 

A gastroenterologist diagnosed her with clostridium difficile colitis and prescribed...