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Sandi Running8484/5/2021 8:31:19 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/About-Us/patient-stories/PublishingImages/Sandi-Running-hero-banner-2.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Sandi Running: Cancer Center TestimonialEvery day is a good day. It’s great to have God and Kelsey-Seybold on my sideOn July 3, 2018, Sandi was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer. After chemotherapy, radiation, a double mastectomy, and reconstruction surgery, Sandi credits God, Kelsey-Seybold physicians, and having a positive mental attitude for her complete recovery and refreshed outlook on life.
Kaylyn Hale5862/7/2020 9:28:57 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/About-Us/patient-stories/PublishingImages/kaylin-hale.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Kaylyn Hale: Lymphoma TestimonialI was a biology major and was going to go into pharmacy, but I think I'm going to apply to nursing school. I'd really like to be a chemo nurse.It was an exciting time in Kaylyn Hale’s life … she had graduated from high school and was in her first year at Texas A&M University. However, not long after arriving on campus, the then 19-year-old student began experiencing some mysterious health symptoms.
Sarah Dill5857/13/2021 2:59:27 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/About-Us/patient-stories/PublishingImages/Sarah-Dill.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Sarah DillI would tell any cancer patient who is coming to Kelsey-Seybold to trust your doctors and nurses – as well as listen to your body.Breast cancer was hard to go through – her perspective on life changed, but the experience also allowed her to come into contact with some wonderful people. Lauren saw how great people can really be. In the end, she could not have been happier with her care.
Lauren Bray58411/20/2018 4:14:55 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/About-Us/patient-stories/PublishingImages/Lauren-Bray.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Lauren Bray: Internal Medicine TestimonialSomething told me Steffanie was the right doctor for me. I’m glad I chose her; she saved my life.Lauren Bray was sure she had ‘reached the end of life’s rope.’ Then she found a Kelsey-Seybold physician she believes was sent to her ‘from up above’ whom she credits with saving her life.
Doug-Valerie-Prater58311/21/2018 8:52:29 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/About-Us/patient-stories/PublishingImages/doug-valerie-prater.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />The Prater FamilyWe get treated quicker...heal faster and with less complications because Kelsey is more informed.​Doug Prater and his wife Valerie had just picked up their dogs after returning from a trip when Doug began experiencing severe indigestion and other symptoms that wouldn’t go away. He told his wife he needed to schedule a doctor’s appointment. She decided not to wait and called Kelsey-Seybold’s After-Hours Nurse Hotline.
Larry Taylor58212/19/2018 3:49:50 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/About-Us/patient-stories/PublishingImages/Larry-Taylor-Banner.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Larry Taylor: Lung Cancer SurvivorI have the Lord on my side. He had my back … and I trusted my doctor and Kelsey-Seybold every step of the way.Larry Taylor overcame stage 4 lung cancer thanks to the care she received from the Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center team. Her oncologist says she’s a miracle, the 1 in 3 with advanced lung cancer who survives.
Ken Tyner5811/14/2020 11:21:04 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/About-Us/patient-stories/PublishingImages/Ken-tyner-banner.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Ken Tyner: Total Hip ReplacementIt’s such a relief not to have pain anymore. Knowing the great outcome I had, I’d do it again in a minute!Forty years of firefighting took its toll on Ken Tyner’s hip. When nonsurgical options no longer eased his pain, a Kelsey-Seybold orthopedic surgeon determined hip replacement surgery was needed. Ten weeks after surgery, Ken was back to normal and pain free.
Kimberly Lyons5806/8/2018 3:31:49 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/About-Us/patient-stories/PublishingImages/Kim-Lyons-Banner.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Kimi Lyons: Patient TestimonialThe difference between Kelsey-Seybold and other healthcare providers is that with the others, you’re only a number on a chart to a group of doctors – at Kelsey-Seybold, you’re an individual getting humane, compassionate care.Kimi Lyons was at her wits’ – and health’s – end. She was dealing with complications related to multiple and complex health disorders. Her weight had dropped to a dangerous 88 pounds.
Joseph-Voss-Cancer-Survivor5796/28/2018 2:35:43 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/About-Us/patient-stories/PublishingImages/Joseph-Voss-RU.jpg" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Joseph Voss: Testicular Cancer SurvivorThe cancer was diagnosed, and a treatment plan was formulated within 36 hours. I believe this quick response was a lifesaver.A tech company executive’s abdominal pain wouldn’t go away. He had it checked and learned he had testicular cancer. His treatment at Kelsey-Seybold began the next day, and after multiple surgeries and chemotherapy, he’s celebrating life cancer-free.
Joseph Voss 5789/20/2018 5:55:36 PMhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" height="276" src="/About-Us/patient-stories/PublishingImages/joseph-voss-executive-health-testimonial-featured.jpg" width="210" style="BORDER: 0px solid; ">Joseph Voss: Executive Health TestimonialI’m a totally bought-in evangelist. I tell everybody that I believe this program is one of the greatest values in healthcare – and it saved my life.Austin tech executive credits Kelsey-Seybold Executive Health physician and the program’s concierge care with saving his life by taking swift action when testicular cancer struck. Learn about the Executive Health Program.



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