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  Bryanna Barriere

At 1​7, Bryanna Barriere was doing what most teenagers that age do. She was a senior in high school with lots of friends and was planning for college. Next thing she knew, she was being told she had cancer and her entire world changed.
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Ericka Green
Ericka Green was diagnosed with Stage 4 ovarian cancer in 2009. A longtime Kelsey-Seybold employee, she knew she’d be in caring hands at the Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center.  She appreciated the personal care she received and never once felt like she was just a number.
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Irma Meadows

Arthritis had settled into Irma Meadows left shoulder causing excruciating pain. An active, young 71 year old, she didn’t like that shoulder problems were putting limits on her lifestyle.  She decided the time had come to do something about it and underwent shoulder replacement. Because she did, she’s now back to enjoying time in the pool, traveling and socializing with friends.


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Sharon Ludwig

Before undergoing a double mastectomy, Sharon Ludwig was referred to Kelsey-Seybold plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Jamal Bullocks, who explained a range of breast reconstruction options.

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Judy Ayers
After years of living with a protruding prolapse, Judy Ayers wanted answers. On the advice of Dr. Jon Rumohr, a urologist with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, she made an appointment with Dr. Benjamin Dillon.

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Karen Taylor
When Karen Taylor was diagnosed with breast cancer, she knew the Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center was the only place she wanted to be for her care and treatment. And from the moment cancer was detected, Karen received personal care from a team of specialists and nurses who supported her through chemotherapy, double-mastectomy and breast reconstruction.

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Carlos Garcia
Vicki Hunter, R.N., Kelsey-Seybold Case Manager, made a huge difference in my battles with cancer and amputation. Vicki did an awesome job helping me and my family through a very difficult time. And she continues to help us today.

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Rodney Hogan
Rodney Hogan has been coming to Kelsey-Seybold Clinic for treatment of his multiple sclerosis (MS) for years. What keeps him coming back is the coordinated care he’s receiving.

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Lucille Barriere
Lucille was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2006. She had gone to Kelsey-Seybold Clinic’s Main Campus for her annual mammogram, like she had many times before. This time, the results were different.

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Doranne Vega
Doranne Vega came to see Kelsey-Seybold plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Jamal Bullocks in hopes of getting relief from the pain that scar tissue from a previous double-mastectomy was causing.

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Rachel McCleary
Until recently, Rachel McCleary believed that her only option for permanent birth control was tubal ligation. Then, she discovered Essure.

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Mary Jane O’Fiel
Mary Jane O’Fiel awoke one morning in February 2007 and knew something was terribly wrong.

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Carla-Hawke
Carla Hawke was nauseated and in pain when she came to Kelsey-Seybold Clinic’s Main Campus for medical attention. Forty-eight hours later, she was on the operating table having her gallbladder surgically removed by Dr. Reggie Vaden.

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Randy Reyes
“Like a breath of fresh air,” is how Randy Reyes describes being treated for his ACL injury by Orthopedic Surgeon Anup Shah. 

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Alba Villegas
Alba Villegas is a KelseyCare Advantage Member Services Representative who speaks from personal experience when talking about the coordinated, quality care provided by Kelsey-Seybold.

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Daynee Heller
Daynee Heller, 67, had experienced painful pancreatitis attacks before, but this time the timing could not have been worse.

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