Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Victoria’s Story

Happy to return to in-person programs at Waterford Place, Victoria says, ‘There’s so much hope when you go there’

Facial at Waterford
Patient Stories

Rose's Story

Hip replacement works ‘like magic’

Rose Grumbine, hip replacement patient
Patient Stories

Bill's Story

Bill Krause traveled from Alabama to Illinois to have wrist surgery

Bill Krause
Patient Stories

Nazli’s Story

Realizing she needed emotional support from others changed this cancer patient’s life

Nazil Bayer
Patient Stories

Denise's Story

Close attention and fast action catch a young mom’s lung cancer early

Justin Karush and Denise Tovar
Patient Stories

Rachel’s Story

A teacher and mom-to-be stays connected with her second-grade class — even from the labor and delivery unit

Rachel holding newborn son Graison
Patient Stories

Pati’s Story

Suffering with migraines for nearly 60 years, Pati finds relief from Botox injections

Pati Araujo-Drzewiecki receives botox treatment from Saju Abraham, MD
Patient Stories

Karlie's Story

Within a few momentous weeks, Karlie Hey was crowned prom queen, graduated and completed chemo

Patient Stories

Paula’s Story

How the experts at Rush and advanced heart technology saved her life

Paula Kay VAD-updated-feature

In Amanda’s Memory: Filling the Gaps in Pediatric Cancer

More than $126,000 has been raised in honor of Amanda Sarmiento to support osteosarcoma clinical research

Amanda and Joey Sarmiento