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.
When bruises she sustained in a tennis match didn’t go away, Larissa Dhanani went to see her doctor, which led to tests that confirmed she had chronic myeloid leukemia. After a bone marrow transplant at SCCA, she’s back to work and supporting cancer research.
Jessie Quinn received a cord blood transplant to treat her acute myeloid leukemia at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
Diagnosed in 2005 with chronic phase CML, Ron Robbecke came to SCCA for treatment that normalized his blood counts within two months.
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.
Katie Collier, UW basketball star and acute promyelocytic leukemia survivor, is grateful to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
Jeffrey Davis was treated for CLL, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Read his story here.
For Walter Harp, it started as back pain that he thought was a pinched nerve. He was later diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia
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.
Treated on a clinical trial, Richard Warburton lives with chronic lymphocytic leukemia—and expects to for many years to come.