Denise Wong had survived breast cancer treatment at 27. Ten years later, she and her husband wanted to have a child. Her treatment had made that unlikely, but her fertility team at Stanford found a way.
More and more Americans are living with a quietly increasing disability, and one that can have a dangerous ripple effect into other aspects of their health, happiness and livelihood. But a transformation in treatment is on the horizon.
They were two patients who couldn’t have been more different: one was a baby boy less than a year old, the other a retired physician. They even had vastly different medical conditions. Yet both needed the same life-saving remedy: a liver transplant.
Giana Brown is one tough little girl. When she was 7 years old, an orthopedic surgeon, Jeffrey Young, MD, from Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, …