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.
Thanks to a bone marrow transplant from his four-year-old brother, Ikkei Takeuchi is back to playing sports and enjoying life in the U.S.
After a health scare, this medical student gives thanks to her support network and the many medical professionals who took care of her.
A novel immunotherapy appears safe for use in patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Here, a Northern California man shares his experience in the study.
In this essay, Cynthia Lim reflects on her experience caring for her husband, who was left with brain damage following a cardiac arrest.
A stage IV cancer patient discusses what it means to live well with serious illness at Stanford Medicine's Jonathan King Lecture series.
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.