Mary's herniated disc caused a lot of leg and back pain. She put off surgery for years, fearing complications. Ultimately, she decided to go for spinal fusion surgery. Read & watch her story.
At just over one month old and weighing only six pounds, Sammy was the smallest patient ever to undergo a rare and complex heart surgery.
15 years ago, Lisa Coleman weighed over 300 pounds, and every diet she tried didn't work. She calls bariatric surgery the bravest and hardest decision of her life.
Abby Loden lives in Mississippi and travels to UVA for care. She wrote this post about the challenges and triumphs of living with this rare disease.
An organ donor gave Patty Grimm her life back, but it wasn’t a heart, liver, kidney or lungs. Find out how a bone and tissue donation made all the difference in her quest to walk again.
Like others with CF, Michaela Blosser's excited for the Five Feet Apart movie to raise awareness about cystic fibrosis. But will the film's romantic plot get the facts wrong?
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths because it doesn’t show symptoms until later stages. Lori Dunn was lucky as she is under the recommended screening age. Lori shares her colon cancer journey and why it's important to get screened.
When Nancy Whitley received her cancer diagnosis, she was initially only given five years to live. She is now in year eight. Watch her story.
UVA researchers are finding links between vitamin D and LGL leukemia. The research began at the urging of a patient and was funded through donations to the LGL Leukemia Research Fund, which is supported primarily by patients and other individuals.
After many years of caring for her aunt and mother, both diagnosed with dementia, Geneva Alexanderson realizes the importance of making self care a priority.