Daksten’s story: From South Dakota to Texas, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital gave us hope during our son’s struggle with a rare brain tumor

It doesn’t take much to entertain 5-year-old Daksten Zeller. Playing outside is his favorite thing to do. He loves exploring nature, riding his bike, playing games with his 6-year-old sister in the back yard, and he enjoys all kinds of sports. His favorite pastimes are watching football on TV with his dad and heading out [Continue Reading]

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Addie’s Story: From NICU Nurse to NICU Mom

After being married for four years, Addie and Chase Adamek of Pearland were excited to learn that they were expecting in 2018. Addie was a NICU nurse at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center and Chase was a middle school PE teacher and coach. Ultrasound after ultrasound, they joyfully saw their baby [Continue Reading]

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A Former COVID-19 ICU Patient Credits Nurses at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital for Saving his Life

Shortly after the holidays last December, 43-year-old Eddie Iniesta was admitted to Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital with severe complications from COVID-19. For the next few weeks, Iniesta’s condition flipped between slowly improving to steadily declining. He refused, however, to be intubated, instead telling his nurses that he would be one of their “miracle patients.” That [Continue Reading]

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Radioembolization (Y-90) Offers Hope to Patients with Primary Liver Cancer

Riccky Friloux knows overcoming challenges in life takes patience, perseverance and a positive attitude. This mindset helped Friloux, a 67-year-old grandfather, stay strong when faced with circumstances that tested his strength. Friloux, a two-time cancer survivor, beat throat cancer in 2004, and two years ago, he survived primary liver cancer.  “I felt that something just [Continue Reading]

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After a Liver Cancer Diagnosis, Radioembolization (Y-90) Gave James a Second Chance at Life

James Thias enjoys the simple things in life. He loves spending quality time with his wife, his two grown children, and his 2-year-old and 6-year-old grandsons. Two years ago, however, James never thought he would be alive today to cherish these moments. Now, he believes miracles can happen. “I was diagnosed with primary liver cancer [Continue Reading]

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