Stories of hope and healing from patients with leukemia at the North Carolina Cancer Hospital.
Couple unified through cancer, caregiver struggles
When a significant other is diagnosed with cancer, it can be just as hard on the loved one as it is on the patient. However, Stephen and Jackie Alston found themselves experiencing both roles when they were each diagnosed with cancer years apart.
Student-athlete raising awareness, funds for other young people with cancer
Emily Grund, a member of the UNC-Chapel Hill diving team, found support from friends, family and UNC Lineberger programs after being diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia, a rare form of cancer.
The McKays: Making it through cancer as a family
Duane McKay and his daughter, Maddilyn, had cancer at the same time. Both were treated at the N.C. Cancer Hospital and received bone marrow transplants, with support from their small town community throughout their journey.
A caring cancer community: mom, daughter support other pediatric patients
After a two-year journey, Lorelei rings the bell at the UNC Pediatric Hematology Oncology clinic, signaling an end to her treatments for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
A cancer diagnosis changed their wedding plans, but strengthened their bond
A diagnosis with a rare type of blood cancer called acute promyelocytic leukemia just days before his wedding influenced Dustin Riedesel's perspective on marriage, and inspired him and his now-wife, Katie, to raise money to support cancer research.