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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Fire captain Jim Brown had been working at the Olympia Fire Department for 23 years when he was first diagnosed with stage IV metastatic mucinous adenocarcinoma lung cancer. He received targeted therapy at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
Amie Parker was diagnosed with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer driven by a mutation in a gene called ROS1. She came to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for a second opinion and is being treated here with a targeted therapy.
Diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome in 2004 at age 50, Thais Murdoch received standard treatment until 2014 when she had a bone marrow transplant at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to halt her disease.
Michael Corn and his wife are avid tandem bicyclists. Fatigue, a cough, and quick weight loss sent him to the doctor, who diagnosed him with diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Treated at SCCA, he’s back on his bike.
Deborah Przekop is a lymphoma surivor thanks to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Karen Allen is a breast cancer survivor and living with follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma, thanks to treatment she receives on a clinical study.
Susan Ault was successfully treated at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for non-Hodkin lymphoma.
Carolyn Kloke was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and came to SCCA for treatment on a clinical trial after being treated with chemotherapy and immunotherapy. She was cured with a bone marrow transplant.
Roger Sweet, who beat follicular large cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma with the help of a stem cell transplant, says strenuous exercise keeps him in excellent health.