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.
Addie Kingery was diagnosed with a pediatric brain tumor in her senior year. She developed a unique relationship with her surgeon. Watch her story.
Carolyn Blackwell-Stark came to UVA to be treated for melanoma. The cancer eventually spread to her brain. Watch her story about Gamma Knife surgery.
At 61, Chris Payne was in good health and had no family history of breast cancer, but she discovered she had two stage 1 tumors. She's made it her mission to encourage screening.
Zach Harker was supposed to drive home to visit his mother for her birthday when he started having stomach pains. He ended up having emergency diverticulitis surgery. Watch his story.