Colorectal & GI Cancer Patient Stories
Everyone has a story. Each of these testimonials tells a real-life story about how our patients are living with their diagnosis with help from the expert clinicians and compassionate staff at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.
It’s because of a colonoscopy and early detection that Ryan is alive and cancer-free today. Read about his cancer treatment journey and experience at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center in Williamsport.
Betsy suffered from colon cancer and liver cancer while she was pregnant. Read about her cancer treatment journey and experience at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.
After experiencing lower abdominal pain, Karen sought medical help and was treated with HIPEC.
Two months after losing her husband to cancer, Sonnhilde was diagnosed as well, but her doctor told her about a specialized surgery at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. Read about her treatment journey and experience.
What started as a complaint of abdominal bloating during her annual physical exam led to a serious but successful surgery at UPMC Shadyside. Read about Kirsten's cancer treatment journey and experience at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.
During surgery to repair a hernia, Robert's doctors discovered that the cause called for a referral to UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. It was there he was told he had cancer, but a treatment plan could be put in place. Read about Robert's experience.
With family history of esophageal cancer, Shel has always been diligent about getting his routine colonoscopies and endoscopies. In 2021 he was diagnosed with gastric cancer.