Diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer, with a very poor prognosis, Joan Bowman did not expect to live more than a few months. Now a survivor, this Sequim artist uses her experience to inspire her art.
Prostate Cancer Survivor
Earl Angevine was diagnosed with prostate cancer and had surgery at Skagit Valley Hospital, and he received the remainder of his treatment there through the hospital’s Network relationship with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
Valerie Johnson is a CML survivor whose doctors in Sequim, Washington, worked with SCCA doctors for her treatment as part of SCCA’s Network services.
Becky Voelkel is receiving life-saving treatment for multiple myeloma at SCCA and Skagit Valley Hospital closer to her home.
Avid cyclist Bill Matthaei went from a having perfect physical to having plasma cell leukemia in just one summer. He is back on his bike after a successful tandem transplant at SCCA.
Diagnosed at 34 with osteogenic sarcoma and then two years later with acute myeloid leukemia, Ben Doherty is in remission from both cancers after receiving chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant.
Diagnosed with stage IV clear cell carcinoma in 2007, Richard Catlett is alive and well after a series of treatments, including a clinical study with nivolumab, an immunotherapy, at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.