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Crohn's Disease

Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract. Signs and symptoms often include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, and weight loss, and possible bowel obstruction.  Other complications may occur outside the gastrointestinal tract and include anemia, skin rashes, arthritis, and tiredness.  Crohn's disease is caused by a combination of environmental, immune and bacterial factors in genetically susceptible individuals. It results in a chronic inflammatory disorder, in which the body's immune system attacks the gastrointestinal tract possibly directed at microbial antigens.

Crohns Disease Testimonial

May 5, 2016

1 Minute, 59 Seconds

I Have Crohn's Disease Story

October 29, 2016

8 Minutes, 16 Seconds

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Hemophilia

Hemophiliac Patient: Alex

October 14, 2015

2 Minutes, 13 Seconds

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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

A Childhood Cancer Story

May 28, 2016

2 Minutes, 20 Seconds

All: Erasing The Survival Gap

September 17, 2015

4 Minutes, 54 Seconds

Avery's Story: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

September 18, 2015

5 Minutes, 16 Seconds

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Chronic Kidney Disease

Patient's Story: Living With Chronic Kidney Disease

October 30, 2015

4 Minutes, 39 Seconds

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Diabetes

Diabetes And Complications - One Patient's Story

October 21, 2015

4 Minutes, 51 Seconds

Managing your Type 1 Diabetes

November 24, 2015

2 Minutes, 22 Seconds

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Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS)

Ethan Ahus

September 17, 2015

4 Minutes, 28 Seconds

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Deb Dicarlo - Patient Story (melanoma)

  • September 17, 2015
  • 2 Minutes, 48 Seconds
  • 2:48  |  Sep. 17, 2015

Learn about Deb DiCarlo's experience with melanoma and the care she received from her physician at Signature Healthcare.

Lesley Kirkpatrick: Ocular Melanoma - My Story

  • September 7, 2016
  • 24 Minutes, 52 Seconds
  • 24:52  |  Sep. 7, 2016

Lesley Kirkpatrick's talk - "Ocular melanoma - my story" - at the Ocular Melanoma Conference in Reading, UK.

May Is Ocular Melanoma Awareness Month

  • September 17, 2015
  • 2 Minutes, 9 Seconds
  • 2:09  |  Sep. 17, 2015

This video was created as a way to honor the memory of my wonderful husband who passed away June 2013 from this rare form of cancer called Ocular Melanoma. To help raise funds and awareness, I asked friends and family to participate in an online event called "A SELFIE FOR A CAUSE!" Everyone was asked to simply post a...

Melanoma Awareness

  • September 17, 2015
  • 4 Minutes, 25 Seconds
  • 4:25  |  Sep. 17, 2015

Melanoma and skin cancer is usually a concern for adults who have basked in the sun for years. However, as Nancy Johnson reports, young children are also at risk as cases of melanoma in children has doubled in recent years. This medical segment focuses on the warning signs of Melanoma and ways to reduce risk.

Melanoma Patient Given Months To Live Shares Survival Story

  • September 17, 2015
  • 2 Minutes, 4 Seconds
  • 2:04  |  Sep. 17, 2015

Kimberly Hinshaw felt a small, pea sized bump on her thigh. It didn't hurt and she says if she hadn't been applying lotion she probably never would have noticed it DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – In April of last year, Kimberly Hinshaw felt a small, pea-sized bump on her thigh. It didn’t hurt and she says if she hadn’t been...

Melanoma Patient Story

  • September 17, 2015
  • 2 Minutes, 10 Seconds
  • 2:10  |  Sep. 17, 2015

Melanoma patient, Simon, has been on a clinical trial for a new therapy, vemurafenib. He is a patient being treated for advanced melanoma at Melanoma Institute Australia.

Metastatic Melanoma Patient Finds Hope In Treatment At Siteman

  • April 24, 2016
  • 4 Minutes, 41 Seconds
  • 4:41  |  Apr. 24, 2016

Craig Stiegemeier was 55 years old when he was diagnosed with melanoma. The disease eventually spread to his brain and other parts of his body. He says he found comfort in the holistic approach at the Siteman Cancer Center. And that medical oncologist Gerald Linette, MD, PhD, gave him hope. In this video Craig, along with...

Mystery Shrouds Possible Eye Cancer Cluster In Huntersville

  • September 17, 2015
  • 3 Minutes, 24 Seconds
  • 3:24  |  Sep. 17, 2015

News investigation revealed an unusual number of cases of a rare eye disease in Huntersville, victims said they are disappointed with the response by North Carolina health officials. At the same time, a group of the country's leading eye doctors are beginning their own independent investigation. Last summer, a group of...

Stories Of Hope: Marit Peterson, Melanoma Patient

  • September 17, 2015
  • 4 Minutes, 16 Seconds
  • 4:16  |  Sep. 17, 2015

Melanoma survivor Marit Peterson was 4 years old when her mother, Candy Peterson, explained her own diagnosis of breast cancer. Candy says Marit's upbeat reaction: "We match, Mommy!" melted her heart and reminded her of her daughter's positive approach to tougher times in early childhood. Marit, now 9, of Dallas, was...

The Faces Of Pediatric Melanoma

  • September 17, 2015
  • 8 Minutes, 32 Seconds
  • 8:32  |  Sep. 17, 2015

Childhood melanoma affects kids of all ages and all races. The impact that this disease can have on the lives of these children and their families is profound. Today, we hear from some of the children who have been diagnosed with melanoma. They describe their experiences and methods used for prevention and...

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