When Courtney was diagnosed with prostate cancer and then kidney cancer, he didn’t have to think twice about where to seek treatment.
John Shepherd shares his story of perseverance in his battle with prostate cancer and how his experience inspired him to make a philanthropic gift in support of the medical staff who helped him.
Dr. Tom Stringer, Dr. Li-Ming Su, and the team at UF Health Urology performed a robotic surgery to remove his cancer that has allowed William to focus on what is important, his family.
“All cancers have to be viewed in a personalized matter & Chris’ was the type of cancer that has choices.”
When Sem Lampotang, PhD, was diagnosed with prostate cancer, even a traditional biopsy came back negative.
Tony Braun was at his urologist’s office one day in 2010 because of a kidney stone when the physician became alarmed.
When, Harlee became septic with the worst urinary tract infection of her life, her parents turned to UF Health pediatric urologist Christopher Bayne, MD and UF Health pediatric radiologist Priya Sharma, MD, who collaborated with both MRI and intra-operative imaging to customize a robotic surgery focused on preserving Harlee’s kidney.
It was late December when Susan Baglivio, a 68-year-old outpatient surgery nurse from St. Augustine, felt that she may have a urinary tract infection, or UTI.
After a series of tests, the medical team had two findings: the source of her pain was an ovarian cyst, but Jessica also had an incidental finding of a tumor on her left kidney.
William Blue did not wish for cancer but is now thankful he had it. Bill’s diagnosis, at age 56, was his reckoning – a life-changing experience that may have saved his life.