Patient Story

Top stories of 2020

Get a dose of inspiration by exploring our most extraordinary tales of heroism and medical miracles.

Stronger in 2021

Take steps now to give up smoking and other harmful habits.

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Visits with Santa go virtual

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. and Mrs. Claus enjoy a Zoom visit with patients at the children’s hospital.

Don’t delay breast care

COVID-19 has forced millions to change plans and cancel appointments. Don't let it keep you from mammograms and routine medical appointments.

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Virtual yoga, real connection

When COVID-19 paused in-person yoga classes, patients battling cancer came together online.

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Like father, like son—times two

Two doctors in the pediatric oncology-hematology fellowship are following in their dads' medical footsteps.

PSA on the PSA

Public Service Announcement on the Prostate-Specific Antigen test: 'Don’t give up—smarten up.'

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‘Relieved of the uncertainty’

After seeing a trend of cancer in her family tree, a 27-year-old sought genetic testing to discover her personal risk.

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Finding comfort and joy

Through the rigors of leukemia treatment, music therapy helped 14-year-old Nora discover a gift for music and song writing.

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‘I know how important it is’

Mobile mammography services travel to the Upper Peninsula, providing cancer screening to underserved communities.

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‘She made me feel we were part of a team’

When her mammogram unveiled an abnormality, Cara Gregory found solace in a doctor who had the perfect combo—compassion and knowledge.

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‘I’m just living life’

A routine screening made all the difference for Michigan mom Tabitha Wolters, 44.