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.
Chris Pearce worried that cancer might be in his future — his father died from prostate cancer. But Chris didn’t expect it to hit him so young. And he worried — not unreasonably — about side effects.
Richard Braun was 58 when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. After researching his options for treatment, he chose proton therapy as the best treatment to fit his lifestyle and cure his disease.
Rob Wilkinson had rising PSA levels and an eventual diagnosis of prostate cancer. After treatment, Rob says he's a better person as a result of having cancer.
Dr. Jim Conaty is a prostate cancer survivor, thanks to a clinical study for MDV3100 he was treated on under the guidance of SCCA's Dr. Celestia Higano.
In 1998, Bob Hamilton was diagnosed with Stage IV prostate cancer – it had metastasized to the bone. Read his story here.