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.
Susan Ault was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and treated with chemotherapy and cures with a bone marrow transplant.
“We’re lucky to have Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) in our backyard,” said Scott Lundberg, a survivor of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Scott is a plaintiff’s personal injury lawyer who talks to many doctors in the course of his work. He is also a long-distance athlete whose strength and endurance proved invaluable during cancer treatment.
Michael was diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma and is in remission after being treated with R-CHOP chemotherapy at SCCA.
After experiencing back pain for years, King County Superior Court Judge Mike Heavey was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. He was treated at SCCA and since being in remission has taken up hiking with friends, including multiple climbs to the top of Mt. Rainier.
The day after Bellevue firefighter Eric Rickert completed the challenging Scott Firefighter Stairclimb in 2015, he began feeling unusual abdominal pain. He hoped it was just a stomach flu, but the sharp, cramping aches lasted for days. After weeks of seemingly endless tests and doctor appointments, Eric received life-changing news: He had stage 4 mantle cell lymphoma (MCL).