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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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.
David Dunnington was diagnosed with melanoma and treated with immunotherapy at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
Interviewing close to 100 prostate cancer survivors helped Richard Wright make the decision to have proton therapy treatment after he was diagnosed with stage II prostate cancer in 2008. Now, Richard shares his positive experience with proton therapy with prostate cancer patients all over the country.
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.
When Deirdre Timmons was facing a grim brain tumor diagnosis at age 47, she pursued a second opinion that led her to be treated with proton therapy.
Seven-year-old Sophia was diagnosed with orbital rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), a rare soft tissue sarcoma, behind her right eye. Her family found that proton therapy would be the most effective treatment with the fewest side effects for Sophia.
Lymphoma patient, Stephanie Florence, pins hopes on immunotherapy clinical trial. CAR T-cell therapy proves 'miracle' for Idaho woman.
Beverly ‘Sunshine’ Pegues had been diagnosed with lung cancer. A run of unsatisfactory treatment brought her to SCCA in 2011.
Bridgette Hempstead shares her story of being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer and finding community.