PATIENT STORY

‘I’m not going to let this beat me’

Diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, Michelle Mucha finds hope in a clinical trial.

July 31, 2017 8
PATIENT STORY

No shrinking violet

Violet Rohrer will do what it takes to fight peritoneal cancer, including clinical trials of promising new drugs.

July 5, 2017 6
PATIENT STORY

‘I want to beat the odds’

Missie Charon is building a new home, and looks forward to building a new life after battling pancreatic cancer.

May 26, 2017 5
PATIENT STORY

‘Very thankful to be alive’

When Nancy Perry’s artificial heart valve failed, she got a new one―without open-heart surgery.

February 13, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

The ‘Princess Warrior’ from England

After two years in a clinical trial for a rare form of cancer, 5-year-old Anya Bentham rings a bell signaling the end of treatment.

December 2, 2016 3
PATIENT STORY

‘Such a ray of hope for us’

Benny Boes gets access to an experimental drug for brain cancer, thanks to efforts by a cancer doctor, drug company and insurer.

August 3, 2016 3
PATIENT STORY

Lilly’s freedom

Lilly Vanden Bosch, 10, says good riddance to a nasty post-transplant virus.

July 1, 2016 3
PATIENT STORY

Lilly’s hope

After bone marrow transplant complications, Lilly Vanden Bosch is heading to the Big Apple to participate in a promising clinical trial.

March 31, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I love you, Mommy’

Madison Pagel’s brain tumor nearly took her life—until a clinical trial gave her a second chance and a whole lot of hope.

March 28, 2016 4

Artificial pancreas to get long-term ‘real-life’ trial

Researchers to measure how well the new technology helps people with type 1 diabetes.

January 12, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

Former coach calls the play on prostate treatment

Putting surgery on hold, Doug Leland joined a clinical trial in hopes something good would come of it.

November 5, 2015 2
PATIENT STORY

Honorable slam-dunks cancer

'If you know something’s not right, hiding won’t do you any favors.'

July 13, 2015 4