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Joe Vedder Fought to Walk On His Own Again

"For months, all I'd heard from doctors were the medical reasons they couldn't help me."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 27, 2018

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Patient Is Ice Climbing After a Cancer Diagnosis

At her first chemo session, Elizabeth Shatzkin swore she'd be so strong & healthy in 5 years that she'd go ice climbing.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 10, 2018

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Patient's Costumes Raise Spirits During Chemo Recovery

To fight the despair of her ovarian cancer diagnosis, Kim wore themed costumes and bright wigs to her chemo sessions.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 15, 2018

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New Smidt Heart Institute Announced at Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai is pleased to announce a gift from Eric and Susan Smidt and The Smidt Foundation to create the Smidt Heart Institute.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 13, 2018

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Triple Organ Transplant Patient Inspires Many Others

Doctors told Jim Stavis he wouldn't live past 50. At 63, he's using his experience to inspire others.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 29, 2018

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Prosthetic Leg Brings New Life to Former LAPD Officer

Chris' new bone-anchored prothetic makes it easy to spend time at the beach, something he'd been missing for 5 years.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 09, 2018

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Finding Freedom with Prosthetics

Amputation and a prosthetic gave snowboarder Brett Botelho the freedom he longed for.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 01, 2018

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Cancer Patient Profile: Robert Rabbin

Robert Rabbin's cancer prognosis was six months - four years ago. With help from Cedars-Sinai, his cancer is now stable. See his advice to other patients.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 25, 2017

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Volunteer Gives Back After Beating Leukemia

After years of treatment at Cedars-Sinai, Ben Pearson's leukemia was in remission. He's now a hospital volunteer and hopes to become an oncologist.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 25, 2017

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Orthopedic Surgery Patient Story - Robin Wilson

Robin was told she'd never walk again. The day after surgery, she was walking with confidence for the first time in 5 years.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 23, 2017

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Photographing the Path Through Cancer

Cat Gwynn was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in 2013. She's now a thriving, published author following treatment at Cedars-Sinai. Learn more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 14, 2017

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Devoted Nurse Practitioner Advances Education

Education assistance has allowed Gabriela Valencia Nakano to provide more advanced care to her patients.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 16, 2017

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Sobriety Saved Ron's Liver and His Life

Ron had to quit drinking before doctors could perform a lifesaving surgery.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 08, 2017

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One Nurse's Deep Connection with Cancer Patients

"I tell my patients, 'I've been in your shoes. I had the surgery you had, so I know how it feels.'"

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 02, 2017

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From Superman to Iron Man After Spine Surgery

A year after the 13-hour surgery to correct his three spine conditions, 28-year-old Montanan Bobby Vinson is all smiles.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 26, 2017