A serious health condition may make you feel like you’re all alone. But you’re not. Over the years, many of our patients have shared their stories with us at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance so that we may share them with you.
Alec Hill moved back to Seattle after receiving a second opinion at SCCA for his myelodysplastic syndrome diagnosis. He received a bone marrow transplant with his brother as the bone marrow donor.
Alexes Harris was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome and received a cord blood transplant at SCCA. She is an advocate for a more ethnically diverse bone marrow donor registry.
Steve Lovell is a patient in the SCCA Long Term Follow Up Program. He was diagnosed with MDS and underwent a stem cell transplant in 2010.
Diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome in 2004 at age 50, Thais Murdoch received standard treatment until 2014 when she had a bone marrow transplant at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to halt her disease.
Sean Cryan carries a genetic mutation that often leads to acute myeloid leukemia--a diagnosis his young daughter received in 2010. He was diagnosed and treated for myelodysplastic syndrome in 2012.