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An Emotional Journey Navigating Breast Cancer

An Emotional Journey Navigating Breast Cancer

Three years ago, Sherrel discovered a lump during her self-breast exam. “I really wasn’t worried about it, which is crazy
Wendell’s Weight Loss Story

Wendell’s Weight Loss Story

After a lifetime of being called “big guy” Wendell decided to make a change. See how Roper St. Francis helped
Leah’s Weight Loss Story

Leah’s Weight Loss Story

Leah lost over 80 pounds and gained a ton of confidence. Learn how weight loss surgery with the Roper St.
Christina, Breast Cancer Survivor

Christina, Breast Cancer Survivor

When Christina found out she had breast cancer she knew she needed to find a doctor and a team she
Paul’s Weight Loss Story

Paul’s Weight Loss Story

As a costume designer with a local theater, Paul’s job is to make people look great, but he didn’t feel
Stacy’s Weight Loss Story

Stacy’s Weight Loss Story

Stacy’s weight loss has opened up a whole new world for her. In October of 2011, she had bariatric, weight
Isis’s Weight Loss Story

Isis’s Weight Loss Story

Roper St. Francis Healthcare celebrates Isis, a bariatric surgery patient. Over the years, Isis tried to lose weight by following
Touching Graduation Ceremony

Touching Graduation Ceremony

Roper St. Francis is honored that we could help the Amos family fulfill the last wish of their patriarch to
A Patient’s Struggle with HIV/AIDS

A Patient’s Struggle with HIV/AIDS

Roper St. Francis Ryan White Program helps coordinate comprehensive medical care for people living with HIV/AIDS. The program is an early intervention
Celebrating Spinal Patient, Rob

Celebrating Spinal Patient, Rob

Navigating the medical system with a spinal cord injury can be difficult. Often patients find a fragmented system that does
Miracles Happen Here – Kay

Miracles Happen Here – Kay

Kay Billian had been fighting what she thought was a nasty infection for the past year. But, last September she
Jennifer’s Weight Loss Story

Jennifer’s Weight Loss Story

Jennifer can currently be seen around town in Roper St. Francis commercials and billboards telling her inspiring weight loss story.
Roger’s Weight Loss Story

Roger’s Weight Loss Story

Roger’s doctor told him his weight was killing him. With his extra weight, Roger felt miserable all time – he
Jean’s Weight Loss Surgery

Jean’s Weight Loss Surgery

Jean yoyo dieted ever since she was a little girl. She would lose weight and then gain it back plus