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Family House Diaries: David Alston: Snatching the Silver Lining from the Cloud of a Cancer Recurrence
A 42-year-old Carrboro resident prepares for UNC Hospitals’ first triple-tandem stem cell transplant in an adult for the treatment of a testicular cancer recurrence, growing in wisdom and insight along the way.
Located in Ways to Help / / Signature Events / Old event stories
Family House Diaries: Salie Babilonia - How “The Look” Speaks Volumes
A Dare County, N.C., wife and mother of three keeps her spunky, positive spirit intact during treatment for thyroid cancer, buoying herself, her family and her medical team on the journey.
Located in News
Family House Diaries: Bill Clanton - When He Speaks, Pay Attention
An 82-year-old resident of Aurora, N.C., is referred to UNC Hospitals for treatment of a nasal cavity cancer in the post of tissue between his nostrils. A multidisciplinary treatment decision, the support of his family and a stay at SECU Family House see him through.
Located in News
Lamberth and Shirley Mitchell: Losing Teeth, but Keeping Spirit and Faith
A 65-year-old Person County man is successfully treated for a rare head and neck cancer, but the treatment side effects damaged his teeth and gums. He may have lost his pearly whites, but not his spirit or his faith.
Located in News
Kathy DeClue: A Second Chance to Say ‘I Do’
Kathy DeClue of Randolph County was featured in Family House Diaries in August 2012. She celebrated the success of a second stem cell transplant for leukemia by renewing her wedding vows with her husband of 41 years before 80 friends and family.
Located in News
Family House Diaries: Claudia Laskow - A Sense of Humor Carries the Day
A Dare County real estate agent refuses to let a breast cancer diagnosis and its treatment detract from her trademark sense of humor and constant outreach to others.
Located in News
Family House Diaries: Troylene Merrill: The Importance of Caregiving
A Bessemer City, N.C. woman is referred to UNC Hospitals for treatment of a recurrence of breast cancer and brings with her a posse of support and encouragement for the journey.
Located in Ways to Help / / Signature Events / Old event stories
Family House Diaries: On Sanctuary
A colon cancer diagnosis forces a retired social worker and loving mother, wife and sibling to step back from taking care of others and take care of herself.
Located in Ways to Help / / Signature Events / Old event stories
Family House Diaries: Chuck and Brittany Pope: Drawn Closer Through Serious Illness
A young couple from Pitt County weathers a bad disease, an unexpected relapse and toxic treatments over a journey that has brought them closer after it earlier drove them apart.
Located in Ways to Help / / Signature Events / Old event stories
Family House Diaries: Johnny and Phyllis Deal
Located in Ways to Help / / Signature Events / Old event stories