Larry Sullivan will never forget the day he learned he had terminal cancer. The retired school psychologist was told that he likely had a short time to live, and his mind reeled with the reality of what he was facing. Today, more than two years later, Larry’s cancer is all but gone.
Renée Bisnaire lost her mom to breast cancer, so when she was diagnosed with invasive ductile carcinoma, she wasn’t entirely surprised but was still deeply concerned.
When Dr. Katelyn Clark meets with a newly diagnosed colorectal cancer patient at Northwest Surgical Specialists, she talks with them about their surgical treatment options.
As the support services supervisor at Willamette Valley Cancer Institute, Dana Weber leads the patient education team, which helps to prepare and support patients through cancer treatment.
Nurse practitioner Betty Goracke Olguin helps prepare patients at Willamette Valley Cancer Institute (WVCI) for a phase of their cancer experience called survivorship.
Larry Sullivan spends a lot of his time these days restoring boats. It’s proved to be a much-needed distraction from his liver cancer treatment.
When it comes to treating gynecologic cancers, Dr. Kathleen Yang knows that every patient’s situation is unique.
As a gastroenterologist, Dr. Ryan De Lee helps to diagnose and treat patients with a variety of cancers. But he’s not the only specialist most of his patients will see from diagnosis through treatment.
At Avanté Surgical in Eugene, surgeon Kristian Ferry understands that it takes a highly qualified team of providers to successfully treat cancer.
The daily goal of oncologists at Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center in Eugene is to outsmart cancer and save lives. Cancer research plays a significant role in both.