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.
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Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Robert Lowe ignored the dull ache in his abdomen for three months before seeking medical attention. His diagnosis was pancreas cancer. He's a survivor thanks to SCCA.
Colon Cancer Survivor Mono Coyle seemed too young for cancer, but her symptoms were troubling. Treated for colon cancer once, she came to SCCA when her cancer recurred. She has been cancer-free ever since.
Sacrcoma Survivor, AML Survivor, BMT Recipient Diagnosed at 34 with osteogenic sarcoma, and then with acute myeloid leukemia, Ben Doherty has achieved miracle status and is in remission from all cancers after receiving chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant.
A self-exam led Stacey Fischer to her doctor and a diagnosis of breast cancer in 2009 at age 41. Treated with chemotherapy on a clinical trial followed by surgery and radiation therapy, she has been in remission ever since.
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.