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Patient Stories

Jan Stojanovic
Never Losing Hope: Ovarian cancer survivor shares her story

“This doesn't have to be a death sentence. Treatment is difficult, but you need to have faith that what's being done will help you over this hurdle.”

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Nancy Growall
Grateful Patient News Story: Nancy Growall

“When I told [Dr. Ronald Johnson] that I wanted my second breast removed as a preventative measure, he told me, 'You’re brilliant!' It made me feel supported and that I had a say in my own care.”

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Kelly Finley
Two Lives at Risk Even Before They Are Born

“When we heard both of their heartbeats after the surgery, I just thought to myself, I’m going to raise these two little fighters.”

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Frankie Knowles
Fertility Surgery Offers Hope to 7-year-old Battling Brain Tumor

“We want to think about Frankie not only as he is now, but as he will be when he is an adult.”

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Terri Bone
Ending a Pattern of Prematurity

“I want to help advance the research in my generation, so that my daughter or future granddaughter [does] not have to bring home a fragile preemie and just hope for the best.”

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Hilary Flint
After a Decade of Disabling Pain, Young Woman Finds New Lease on Life with Magee Physician

“I’d been asking for help for a decade by the time I met Dr. Donnellan, but she was the first person who actually heard me.”

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Doctors Day 2019: Susan’s story

“From my first exam, through surgery and the treatments that followed, my Magee team was a source of compassion, acceptance and understanding.”

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Becky Leon
Thankful for the Magee Experience: One mother’s pregnancy journey

“I was confident the entire time that I was receiving the best care possible, and that allowed me to focus on my health and the health of my baby.”

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Prematurity Awareness Month: A NICU mom’s experience

“One year later we feel grateful for our son and grateful for the care we received at Magee.”

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