Read stories from patients about their experiences with care and caregivers at Duke.
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Breast Cancer Patient Story: Sarah
Sarah Greene, a 26-year-old with breast cancer, keeps running no matter what. In fact, when she took a long run without anti-chafing cream and then touched her skin, suddenly she discovered her tumor.
June 3, 2013
Breast Cancer Patient Story: A Mammogram Saved My Life
Lauren Ward, a healthy, 35-year-old mom with three kids under the age of 7 and no family history of cancer, urges young women to stay informed about breast cancer, its risks and how to prevent the disease.
Sept. 24, 2012
Pediatric Liver Transplant Patient Story: Jimmy Vanlandingham
Jimmy Vanlandingham appeared to be a healthy baby when he was born in 2011. But within 10 days, his family noticed something was wrong. Jimmy received a liver transplant from his grandmother, Carla Cooper, at Duke, and is now his mom's healthy bundle of joy.
July 18, 2012
Heart Transplant Patient Story: Tommy Humphries
When shortness of breath sent Tommy Humphries to Duke, he had no idea he'd be given a new heart two months later. Today, he's alive and enjoying life because of the excellent care he received at Duke.
Apr. 2, 2012