Brian’s Story

Brian’s Story

Mr. Brian D is a 48-year-old Suffolk County Police Officer and father of five. He thought he pulled a muscle moving a TV, but when the pain persisted, he saw his doctor. An MRI was ordered to evaluate the muscular pain, and the results were devastating: not only did...
Mrs. Rosa M

Mrs. Rosa M

“My doctors in Spain told me there was no treatment for my cancer.” Mrs. Rosa M is a 71-year-old Spanish woman with a mucinous appendix tumor, a rare and poorly understood disease. Her initial symptoms included abdominal fullness and pain. She sought...