Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer Patient
Days after COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, Emily Tropp was at UW Carbone Cancer Center to get surgery for stage 4 ovarian cancer.
Mother gives birth in
Kelsey Townsend was nine months pregnant when she was diagnosed with COVID-19.
She ultimately gave birth to her daughter in a medically induced coma. Three months later, they were finally reunited.
Baby celebrates one-year anniversary of life-saving liver transplant
Shortly after he was born, Lucas Hougom was diagnosed with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV), a relatively rare but life-threatening virus in newborns that attacked his liver.
First COVID-19 Double Lung Transplant in Wisconsin
Carmen Lerma had a severe case of COVID-19. She was transferred to University Hospital where her doctors, determined she would need a double transplant to survive.
Brain Tumor Surgery Patient
As COVID-19 cases started to surge, Inga Roth-Kennedy underwent brain surgery for a meningioma tumor on the right side of her brain.
COVID-19 Patient Donates Plasma
Gary Dalgaard recovered from COVID-19 and became the first person to donate plasma locally for another COVID-19 patient.
COVID-19 Patient’s Journey
Lona Towsley, a COVID-19 patient, and Britney Kershner, the nurse who helped Lona fight the disease, formed a special bond.
Skin Cancer Patients Get Surgery
UW Health found collaborative and creative solutions to reschedule 630 skin cancer surgeries that were postponed at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
GLUT1 Deficiency Syndrome Care
Alaina Shelsta has been receiving life-saving care at American Family Children’s Hospital for GLUT1 deficiency syndrome.
Her providers ensured safe testing and treatment despite COVID-19.
Patient Receives Pancreatic Surgery
Requiring immediate pancreatic surgery during COVID-19 fear and restrictions, Sue Malone felt safe, and appreciated by her care team.