Patient StoriesA 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 SCCA so that we may share them with you.
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A professional hydroplane driver, Brent Hall had to slow things down when he was diagnosed with kidney cancer. He turned to SCCA for treatment which included surgery and an immunotherapy regimen.
Diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 54; Treated with surgery and a very strong chemotherapy regimen; After repeated infections, Jane has been in remission since 2007.
Howard J. Cohen came to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for a second opinion. Not only did he stay for treatment at SCCA, he was inspired by his physician to start a nonprofit devoted to bladder cancer research.
Because of the lung cancer screening program at SCCA, Tom Boyle was able to catch his lung cancer early and was treated with surgery.
Anita Mitchell had just turned 41 when she was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer in February 2005. She had cancer in her colon that had already metastasized and she had seven tumors on her liver that were too large and too spread out to remove surgically.
After a misdiagnosis outside of SCCA, Denny Partosa was treated for his bladder cancer with chemotherapy and checkpoint inhibitor immunotherapy at SCCA.
Diagnosed with metastatic kidney cancer at age 67, Marc Mutz was treated with radiation and enrolled in a clinical trial at SCCA.
With support from his wife and family, Randy Edin received treatment for his multiple myeloma at SCCA, traveling 200 miles round trip for his appointments.
Amy Dullard was diagnosed with Stage III pancreatic cancer at 39 and sought treatment at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.