Patient Stories

Our patients are the bravest people we know

Courageously facing chronic and and complex conditions, our patients share their unique stories and helpful insights about living with and managing illness.

Don

Moving forward and redefining normal

Don, a patient with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), shares his perspective on the challenges of living with a rare disease and how he continues to move forward and redefine his new normal.

Maria

Living with a rare disease

Maria, a patient with hereditary angioedema (HAE), shares her perspective on obtaining an accurate diagnosis and facing the challenges of living with a rare disease.  

Steven

Managing multiple myeloma

Steven, a patient with multiple myeloma, shares his perspective on his cancer diagnosis and the ways he manages his condition.

Embracing life beyond cancer

If a positive attitude, faith and good humor could destroy cancer, Nancy might be credited with finding the cure. Though twice diagnosed with breast cancer, the semi-retired real estate broker doesn’t let the disease daunt her spirits nor slow her down.
Read Nancy's story

Janice

How life changes with one blood test

Three years ago, a routine blood test performed by Janice’s general practitioner led to a diagnosis of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) – a rare cancer of the GI tract. “Life changes with one blood test,” said Janice. Certainly, since her diagnosis, many things have changed, but Janice’s outlook stays positive. “You just have to be adaptable.”

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