Three-Time Cancer Survivor Finds Solace and Hope in Canopy Survivorship Center

Many people go through numerous trials throughout their lives, but few have gone through as many as Cheryl Ward. The 61-year-old has survived homelessness, depression, Hurricane Harvey, ovarian cancer, stage IV breast cancer and now she is dealing with stage IV lung cancer. Through all of these difficulties, though, her faith has never wavered; rather, [Continue Reading]

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Longtime Friends Ring the Bell Together After Breast Cancer Treatments at Memorial Hermann

Martha Maggard and Laura Wong had known each other since the 1990s when they first met while working at the same elementary school. Maggard was a secretary to the principal and Wong was a teacher. After 11 years working together, the women lost touch after Maggard retired. The next time they saw each other was [Continue Reading]

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Spotlight on World Prematurity Day: Joymesha and Sutton’s Story

Two-year-old Sutton Jones loves to play and learn like any other toddler her age. She brandishes a wide smile while saying her A-B-C’s and 1-2-3’s. She is just learning to write her name on paper and trying her hand at sports. Each of these milestones are especially meaningful to her mother, Joymesha, considering the way [Continue Reading]

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In Lauryn’s Memory: Raising Awareness about Childhood Cancers

By Alexandra Becker As a seasoned nurse and now, a clinical coordinator for Women’s Services at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital, Danielle Criswell has always prided herself on her ability to be both empathetic and professional, helping guide countless families in their health journeys. But when her five-year-old became ill in 2018, Danielle was faced with [Continue Reading]

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Spotlight on Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month: Timothy’s Story

By Alexandra Becker Victoria, TX resident Timothy Prickett first arrived at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in 2018 after experiencing extreme shortness of breath. Because of the severity of his condition, he was hospitalized and placed under the care of Dr. Soma Jyothula, MD, associate professor of pulmonary medicine with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston [Continue Reading]

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