Patient Stories

Maria

Maria

Patient Perspectives: Maria

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.  

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Steven

Steven

Patient Perspectives: Steven

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

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Nancy and Jeff

Nancy

Breast Cancer Journey

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.

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a Portrait of Janice

Janice

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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