Cancer can strike anyone at anytime. When it does happen, patients and their families face a multitude of issues even beyond the medical concerns. Surviving cancer is often about attitude, and the following individuals have faced their challenges with great spirit.
Comprehensive Cancer Care in a Single Location
Dr. Robert Mannel, Director, sees the Peggy and Charles Stephenson Oklahoma Cancer Center as a place to find answers.
Detective's Dream Turns Into a Nightmare University of Oklahoma police detective Chris Patison awoke one night after he bit his tongue during a bad dream. When it did not heal over a period of time, his physician ran tests that indicated he had cancer. For a self-described "talker," the thought of losing his tongue wasn't near as frightening as the thought of not seeing his two young daughters grow up.
Head and Neck Cancer Driven by Tobacco Epidemic in Oklahoma Dr. Greg Kremple is focused on improving care for head and neck cancer patients.
ORL Team Pioneers New Methods in Avoiding Disfigurement Cancer patients from across the nation continue to benefit from the head and neck cancer program that Dr. Jesus Medina established in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at OU.
Pioneering Force in Women's Cancer Treatment Among the world's leading authorities on women's cancer care, Dr. Joan Walker is one of Oklahoma's first gynecologic oncologists qualified to administer cancer-fighting drugs directly into the abdomen.
Child-focused Cancer Centers Significantly Improve Survival Rates Dr. William Meyer is excited about the new facility and the collaboration it will bring.
Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Success Linked to High-volume Centers Dr. Russell Postier reflects on the hope that the Stephenson Cancer Center can offer patients.
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