Category: Patient story page

Melissa’s Story
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Melissa’s Story

Melissa Hough considers herself to be patient No. 154. That’s how unusual her condition is. In June, she was diagnosed with cystic mesothelioma. It’s a noncancerous version of the lung disease commonly linked to asbestos exposure. In Hough’s case, hundreds of cysts had developed throughout her abdomen. “When I first heard ‘mesothelioma,’ I freaked out,”...

Harvey’s Story
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Harvey’s Story

Harvey Kemp, was treated with HIPEC during surgery to treat Ovarian Cancer. He is a Patient of Dr. Leonard Henry of Goshen Hospital. Watch the news video below: Treatment Featured on Good Doctor available in Goshen Schedule a Conversation with Dr. Henry

Bev’s Story
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Bev’s Story

Bev Kwasniewski, was treated with HIPEC during surgery to treat Ovarian Cancer. She is a Patient of Dr. Brian Loggie of Creighton University Medical Center. Watch the news video below: Hot Chemo Pioneer Treats Patients From Around the Globe Schedule a Conversation with Dr. Brian Loggie

Gail’s Story
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Gail’s Story

Gail Kinsey, was treated with HIPEC during surgery. She is a Patient of Dr. Lana Bijelic of Inova Health. Watch the news video below: Schedule a Conversation with Dr. Lana Bijelic

Tauna’s Story
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Tauna’s Story

Tauna Langridge, was treated with HIPEC during surgery to treat Appendix Cancer. She is a Patient of Dr. Evan Ong of Swedish Cherry Hill. Watch the news video below: Request a Consultation with Dr. Evan Ong

Harley’s Story
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Harley’s Story

Harley Wilson, was treated with HIPEC during surgery to treat Colon Cancer. He is a Patient of Dr. Jan Franko of Mercy Medical. Watch the video below. Schedule a Conversation with Dr. Franko

Julie’s Story
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Julie’s Story

Julie Khoury, was treated with HIPEC during surgery to treat Ovarian Cancer. She is a Patient of Dr. Shanel Bhagwandin of Jupiter Medical Center. Watch the news video here: Local Cancer Treatment featured on The Good Doctor Contact Dr. Shanel Bhagwandin

Karen’s Story
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Karen’s Story

“Dr. Onesti instilled confidence from the minute I met her,” said Thies. “She is smart as a whip, and she is pretty inside and out and good at what she does. She explained what I needed to have done in a way that I could understand.”

“For patients like Karen, who have low-grade mucinous tumors of the appendix, we now have HIPEC,” said Onesti.

Susan’s Story; Ovarian Cancer
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Susan’s Story; Ovarian Cancer

I’m glad I was lying down when the doctor told me the true cause of my stomach pains. “Well, you’ve got a tumor” were his first words to me. I had just awakened in a hospital bed on the morning after emergency surgery. It was Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Halloween. …The tumor turned out to...