When 12-year-old Lizneidy Serratos was airlifted to the Bay Area in early August, her heart was pumping so weakly that she could not walk or eat.
Patient advocate Elizabeth Jameson prints works of art from MRI scans of her own brain to foster dialogue about life with illness.
A Stanford Health Care video tells the story of grateful transplant patient Yolanda.
A new generation of brain cancer patients are working to improve care and connect and support patients using social media and advocacy.
In this essay that originally appeared in Months to Years, writer Mal Schoen describes how he was diagnosed with colon cancer.
After a year of baffling symptoms, two Stanford specialists pieced together the puzzle of this woman's disease.
A Stanford medicine patient regains quality of life after receiving treatment for his rare inflammatory esophagus condition.
On their first official date together, Andrea Traynor, a Stanford clinical associate professor, saved Max Montgomery with CPR. Now they educate others via bystander CPR workshops.
In this piece, adapted from Months to Years, mother Giulianna Nenna compares her daughter, who has a brain tumor, to her great-grandmother.
Ten years and multiple diagnoses later, a young woman finally found answers to her headaches, nausea, and sensory overload at Stanford.
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.