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Health and Wellness | April 23, 2024

Finding Meaning After Breast Cancer Treatment

Kelly O'Connor smiles at home outdoors holding her small dog after breast cancer treatment.
After successful treatment for breast cancer at Scripps, Kelly O’Connor quit her job and now helps others through their cancer journey.
Health and Wellness | November 29, 2023

Brain Tumor Procedure Restores Patient’s Vision

John Taylor and his wife prepare a Thanksgiving meal after minimally invasive surgery to remove a brain tumor restored his vision.
Yes. A brain tumor threatened John Taylor’s eyesight. Expert neurosurgical care at Scripps made the difference for the senior patient.
Health and Wellness | November 29, 2023

Deep Brain Stimulation Makes Difference for Parkinson’s Patient

Renee Smith put her boxing gloves back on just a few weeks after brain implant surgery to combat Parkinson's disease.
Renee Smith is active again thanks to deep brain stimulation, a procedure to control symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Follow her story.
Health and Wellness | November 28, 2023

Patient Feels ‘Reborn’ After Life-Saving Spine Surgery

Vivian Cortes-Addeo hikes by the ocean after life-saving spine surgery.
A car accident revealed a spinal tumor in Vivian Cortes-Addeo. Life-saving spinal surgery came next. Follow her medical journey.
Patient Stories | August 22, 2023

Competitive Spirit Helps Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Patient Beat Cancer

Brad Samuel smiles and credits the lifesaving advanced medicine practiced by the Scripps Blood and Marrow Transplant Program.
Brad Samuel invoked his competitive spirit during treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma, including successful stem cell transplant at Scripps.
Patient Stories | August 21, 2023

Scripps Monitoring Solves ‘Mystery’ Behind Patient’s Seizures

Ariana Collopy smiles at the beach after Scripps doctors helped find the right medication to control her seizures.
Continuous epilepsy monitoring got to the root of the mysterious cause of Ariana Collopy’s seizures and helped her get the right medication.
Patient Stories | August 21, 2023

Scripps Healthy Lifestyle Program Helps Patient Prevent Diabetes

Nancy Butsumyo smiles on the pickleball court. A prediabetes diagnosis was a wakeup call to make lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes, which runs in her family.
Nancy Butsumyo’s prediabetes diagnosis was a wakeup call to make lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes, which runs in her family.
Patient Stories | April 17, 2023

A Team Approach to Advanced Breast Cancer

With the pandemic in full swing, Kristen Vengler was diagnosed with breast cancer. Learn how her care team made a big difference.
Heart & Vascular | April 17, 2023

Advanced Cardiac Care Helps Patient Overcome Heart Failure

Advanced cardiac care at Scripps helped Eric Roberts overcome heart failure and COVID. Learn about his life-saving treatment.
Health and Wellness | April 17, 2023

New Knee Procedure Helps Athlete Overcome Torn ACL

A young athlete is active again thanks to BEAR, a new knee implant procedure to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Learn about BEAR.