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 SCCA so that we may share them with you.
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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.
Stage IV colon cancer patient Jana Downing finds support from survivor and advocate Anita Mitchell
Holger Herbert, a Hodgkin lymphoma patient at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance since 2004, wanted to be sure that his quality of life during and after treatment would be the best it could be.
Irene was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer and has been an SCCA patient since 2013.
After minimally invasive surgery for throat cancer, Lydia Miner went on to sing at Carnegie Hall.
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.
Alec Hill moved back to Seattle after receiving a second opinion at SCCA for his myelodysplastic syndrome diagnosis. He received a bone marrow transplant with his brother as the bone marrow donor.
Steve Fleischmann has had a recurrence of prostate cancer three times and is an advocate for other cancer patients.
Ken West, who was born with sickle cell disease, receives treatment at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to maintain his health.