Mr. Scott S

Mr. Scott S

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 31, 2020) – During his chemotherapy treatments, Scott Storey got used to avoiding cold drinks and foods. The regimen he was on, FOLFOX, includes the drug oxaliplatin, which is known to cause “cold dysesthesia” in some patients. It’s a...
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...