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.
Jenna was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia at age 9. She received a cord blood transplant after realizing chemotherapy alone would not be enough.
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.
It was Sept. 24, 2011, when it all started and the 6-foot-3-inch teen had been visiting the University of Washington campus because she was a high-school basketball star visiting a program that would later award her a full athletic scholarship.
Jessie Quinn is an acute myeloid leukemia (AML) survivor, a mother, wife, scientist—and pioneer. In September 2010, she was the first to participate in a Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) clinical study led by Colleen S. Delaney, MD, that is making cord blood transplants a more effective option for adults.