Patient Story

One goal at a time

Battling advanced cervical cancer, a Canadian Lakes resident focuses on her bucket list—including a 5K walk to support her regional cancer center.

Patient Story

A mind on hope, a belly full of books

When Todd Henderson learned cancer might shorten his life, he got busy building a legacy—little robots that promise to feed the minds of young readers.

3 steps to help prevent breast cancer

While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.

Patient Story

‘No day is a given’

A 34-year-old doctor and mom of two is battling colon cancer with a powerful social network, humor and plenty of snuggles.

‘You’re not alone’

Anal cancer—it happens, and it's related to HPV.

Pay attention to your colon

Take action now for a better tomorrow.

Patient Story

A bolder voice

Amid a second bout of breast cancer, Kathy Shoemaker's faith has become stronger than ever.

Ovarian cyst? Consider ‘watchful waiting’

Study: Most women can simply be monitored over time for benign growths, rather than undergoing surgery.

Am I too worried about my health?

For the chronically ill, anxiety often comes with the territory. Here’s how to keep it in perspective.

Patient Story

Navigating hope

Marcia Poolman had a sore back. She never suspected lung cancer.

Patient Story

Coming full circle, from patient to physician

Doctors diagnosed Abigail Wenzlick with cancer as a toddler. Some 28 years later, she finds herself working as a medical resident alongside the physician who saved her.

Patient Story

‘We are very grateful’

A first-time mom donates her baby’s umbilical cord blood in hopes of saving a stranger’s life.

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