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The polyp was a clue

The polyp was a clue

July 9, 2021

A routine screening detected her cancer early, when it was most treatable


Triumphs in darkness

Triumphs in darkness

May 20, 2021

When Greg Jenkins got better after battling COVID, he rang this bell.


FAST action likely saved his life

FAST action likely saved his life

May 12, 2021

Friends knew to call 911 when Chuck Olley showed symptoms of a stroke


I got vaccinated because ...

I got vaccinated because ...

May 5, 2021

Upstate employees tell what a COVID-19 shot means to them


A stroke at 34: Upstate nurse shares her ordeal

A stroke at 34: Upstate nurse shares her ordeal

December 4, 2020

'Thunderclap' headache turned out to herald a severe stroke


Getting a kidney during COVID-19

Getting a kidney during COVID-19

December 3, 2020

Extra precautions ensured a smooth transplant for music professor Lonel Woods


Chaplain donates a kidney to a dying refugee

Chaplain donates a kidney to a dying refugee

March 5, 2020


Firefighters share an extra bond: Kidney donor was glad to help his longtime friend

Firefighters share an extra bond: Kidney donor was glad to help his longtime friend

March 3, 2020


Different strokes: 3 Central New Yorkers share their health crises

Different strokes: 3 Central New Yorkers share their health crises

February 21, 2020


A life-changing drug: Patients see improvement of cystic fibrosis symptoms

A life-changing drug: Patients see improvement of cystic fibrosis symptoms

February 18, 2020


Subtle symptoms: Her ovarian cancer required surgery and chemotherapy

Subtle symptoms: Her ovarian cancer required surgery and chemotherapy

December 30, 2019


 Living his life: He worked treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma into his college schedule

 Living his life: He worked treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma into his college schedule

December 27, 2019


Noah, a young cancer patient, thinks he’s famous

Noah, a young cancer patient, thinks he’s famous

December 23, 2019


Making a change: She succeeded in quitting after a cancer diagnosis

Making a change: She succeeded in quitting after a cancer diagnosis

December 13, 2019


Pint-sized patient: Glimpses of a girl who fought cancer — and won

Pint-sized patient: Glimpses of a girl who fought cancer — and won

December 11, 2019


Warmth, kindness and radiation, too

Warmth, kindness and radiation, too

December 6, 2019


'We are your neighbors': Money raised for pediatric cancer helps kids here in Central New York

'We are your neighbors': Money raised for pediatric cancer helps kids here in Central New York

November 4, 2019


Tackling a disease: SU offensive lineman keeps rare disorder in check with infusions at Upstate

Tackling a disease: SU offensive lineman keeps rare disorder in check with infusions at Upstate

November 1, 2019


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