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.
A sad irony of Kim Sheldon's successful battle with ovarian cancer is that her mother--who cared for her during treatment--unknowingly had the very same disease at the time.
"I'm blessed," Suzanne says, "I'm one of the survivors. But it came from finding the right person for surgery and for treatment."
Jane Van Voorst was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 54. With stage IIIC disease and a 10 percent chance of being alive in five years, Jane had surgery and chemotherapy at SCCA in 2007. She has been in remission ever since.