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In this conclusion of a two-part series, writer Nathan Collins shares the story of his kidney transplant, using a donated kidney from his father.

In this conclusion of a two-part series, writer Nathan Collins shares the story of his kidney transplant, using a donated kidney from his father.

In this first piece in a two-part series, writer Nathan Collins shares the story of his kidney transplant, using a donated kidney from his father.

In this first piece in a two-part series, writer Nathan Collins shares the story of his kidney transplant, using a donated kidney from his father.

A recent Stanford Medicine event, Celebrating Cancer Survivors, brought survivors together to share a variety of stories about living with cancer.

A recent Stanford Medicine event, Celebrating Cancer Survivors, brought survivors together to share a variety of stories about living with cancer.

Mallory Smith's memoir chronicles her life with cystic fibrosis. Christy Hartman knew Mallory, and attended a campus event celebrating Mallory's book.

Mallory Smith's memoir chronicles her life with cystic fibrosis. Christy Hartman knew Mallory, and attended a campus event celebrating Mallory's book.

Women scheduled for C-sections know the levels of pain relief they'll need, and are happier with their experience if given a choice.

Women scheduled for C-sections know the levels of pain relief they'll need, and are happier with their experience if given a choice.

A Stanford anesthesiologist is working to understand why pain becomes agonizing and chronic by examining the role of cells known as microglia.

A Stanford anesthesiologist is working to understand why pain becomes agonizing and chronic by examining the role of cells known as microglia.

Cru Silva was diagnosed with a type of eye cancer when he was 18 months old. After nearly a year of treatments, he's healthy and back home in Hawaii.

Cru Silva was diagnosed with a type of eye cancer when he was 18 months old. After nearly a year of treatments, he's healthy and back home in Hawaii.

With a DNA test, Dani Shapiro discovered that the man she had thought was her father was not. She discussed the finding, and her writing, on campus.

With a DNA test, Dani Shapiro discovered that the man she had thought was her father was not. She discussed the finding, and her writing, on campus.

In this excerpt originally in Months to Years, Michelle Mindlin reflects on how she found courage as she faced cancer repeatedly.

In this excerpt originally in Months to Years, Michelle Mindlin reflects on how she found courage as she faced cancer repeatedly.

Stanford Medicine film buffs recommend documentaries, feature films and short videos that offer compelling looks at the medical world.

Stanford Medicine film buffs recommend documentaries, feature films and short videos that offer compelling looks at the medical world.

Lizzy Highstreet, 11, is now recovering at home after receiving a lung transplant due to complications from cystic fibrosis.

Lizzy Highstreet, 11, is now recovering at home after receiving a lung transplant due to complications from cystic fibrosis.

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Brett, an avid cyclist, suffers a traumatic brain injury in a biking accident, but at Stanford he partners with his care team to pursue recovery.

Brett, an avid cyclist, suffers a traumatic brain injury in a biking accident, but at Stanford he partners with his care team to pursue recovery.

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After a health scare, this medical student gives thanks to her support network and the many medical professionals who took care of her.

After a health scare, this medical student gives thanks to her support network and the many medical professionals who took care of her.