When Kimberly Nichols' father was dying from cancer, they reconnected after many years, leaving her struggling to cope with his loss.
After her father's hospitalization, Stanford fellow Ilana Yurkiewicz realized that complications are accepted as routine, although many could be prevented.
Ten-day-old Lola Garcia became the smallest infant in North America to receive bloodless open-heart surgery.
In this piece, medical student Anna Carroll reflects on the lessons she has learned from Lourie, a patient who volunteered her time to share her story.
A patient who struggled with being overweight for much of her life says she finally found success because of the trusting relationship she has with her doctor.
Writer Loren Stephens reflects on her father's death from cancer and on her family's decision to hide the terminal diagnosis from him. This is part of Scope's collaboration with the publication Months to Years.
An iPad app is helping a nonverbal 19-year-old make social connections and express her thoughts and needs as never before.
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.
This video highlights Stanford Health Care's team-based approach to diabetes care. Patient Hazel shares her experience helping to design a treatment plan.
When Ron Gross needed a bone marrow transplant, an international donor stepped in, providing a gift that led to a lifelong friendship.
Cancer survivor Ali Zidel Meyers reflects on joining a cancer writing group and how it helped her and others through their experience.
Australian physician Dinesh Palipana advocated for the inclusion and acceptance of people with disabilities in medicine at Stanford Medicine X | ED.
Ben Thornton received a heart transplant when he was 3-years-old and later suffered a complication that left him struggling to walk. Now, he's thriving as a wheelchair basketball player.
A minimally-invasive procedure called TAVR "gave me back my life in an immediate and profound way," said Stanford high-risk heart patient Laura Hosking.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the only hospital in Northern California using the innovative ROSA™ technology to help children suffering from prolific seizure disorders.
Seventeen million Americans live with the aftermath of stroke, including difficulty communicating, moving around, and taking care of their most basic needs. Now, Stanford researchers are working to give those survivors new hope.