A serious health condition may make you feel like you’re all alone. But you’re not. Over the years, many of our patients have shared their stories with us at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance so that we may share them with you.
Thanks to SCCA, Anita Mitchell's stage IV colon cancer is in remission. She had just turned 41 when she was diagnosed in February 2005. Cancer was in her colon and had metastasized to seven tumors on her liver that were too large and too spread out to remove surgically.
In a seemingly random set of coincidences, Kay Bartlett’s primary care physician found her colon cancer because of a blood test.
Moon Wong was completely surprised to learn he had stage IV colon cancer after a routine colonoscopy.
Without any warning signs or symptoms, Barbara Crummins’s diagnosis of stage IV colon cancer (involving part of her liver, and 13 lymph nodes) came as a complete surprise. She is doing great today after being treated at SCCA.
With no family history for cancer, Todd Lovern was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, with metastasis to his liver, at age 48. Read his heroic story here.
Les Dorsing is a colon cancer survivor, thanks to the exceptional care of his Seattle Cancer Care Alliance doctors.