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Your Stories

The arrival of a medical event or detection of a condition can come as a surprise and may leave you and your loved ones feeling isolated. But you're not alone, and there is hope. Your neighbors have experienced the same symptoms, and they have worked with our same experienced team to decide on a course of treatment.

Follow the links below to learn more about personal stories of survivors, or submit your own cancer story.

Featured Stories

Brad's Story

Brad felt that staying close to friends and family was critical to his recovery. So he went to Hickman Cancer Center at ProMedica Bixby Hospital for his chemo and radiation therapy, where the accredited cancer center is just a short motorcycle ride from his home.

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Tina's Story

Since her stage-4 colon cancer diagnosis in the summer of 2011, Tina has been more than a patient at Fostoria Community Hospital — she's been a friend and an advocate. Though she is no longer with us, this devoted wife and mother of two remains an inspiration to everyone who hears her story.

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Jason's Story

Jason wanted expert care that was close to home and offered the best chance of survival. He found it at ProMedica. Not only did Jason beat testicular cancer, he and his wife became the proud parents of twins just three years later.

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Kennedy's Story

Kennedy, along with her ponytails and butterfly tattoos, wears her brain surgery scar like a badge of courage. At ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital, 80 percent of our patients participate in national clinical trials, and receive family-focused care and all the support they need to help them deal with childhood cancer.

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Patty's Story

Patty believes maintaining a positive disposition is an important part of keeping your body strong. She has started a breakfast club with other patients at ProMedica Flower Hospital, where she receives her treatment.

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