Duane Wise knew he had a long road ahead of him after hearing his cancer diagnosis in October 2007. But the Anchorage, Alaska resident didn't initially expect that road to be 4,500 miles long and end in Huntington, West Virginia.
Mark Hunter was still a teenager when his doctor told him that there was cancer in his bones. That diagnosis put Mark's life on a new path.
Recently I was given a diagnosis that no man wants to hear, that I had prostate cancer. I was then confronted with the different options available to treat prostate cancer.
When Bill Harvey learned he had prostate cancer, he knew exactly what he wanted to do. He wanted surgery to get rid of it.
Gloria recently completed treatment for ovarian cancer that included several surgeries and chemotherapy.
Elizabeth, Hannah and Sarah
Today, ten-year-old Hannah Perry is a healthy, bright, beautiful little girl, just like her sisters.
Hazel Beer, of Huntington, recently celebrated her 89th birthday. But that's not all she's celebrating these days.
Robin Adkins and daughter Lexi
To Robin Adkins, her diagnosis of breast cancer was not only a shock, but it put the most important thing in her life at risk - her relationship with her four-year-old daughter, Lexi.
If you're not convinced of the value of breast exams and screenings, just ask Shelby Baisden. A routine mammogram at Cabell Huntington Hospital may have saved her life.
Brooklyn Hively was treated by Dr. Andrew Pendleton and Melissa Constantino, RN, in the Pediatric Oncology Program at Cabell Huntington Hospital. The Pediatric Oncology Program has now moved to the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center. This profile was published in 2002. Today, Brooklyn is an active, healthy six-year-old.
- Page last updated: Jan 8, 2013