Pat Longinotti | Throat cancer survivor

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Pat Longinotti Throat cancer survivor

“Since being diagnosed with throat cancer in 2011, I have become a more positive person. I am trying to stay that way. I know life is a miracle, and our lives are important. I was the first person to have transoral robotic surgery by Dr. Vural here at UAMS. It was not as invasive as the typical surgery required for … Read More

Edna Rogers | Tracheal cancer survivor

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Edna Rogers

“My experience at the Cancer Institute has been wonderful. I am five years out from my diagnosis and so blessed. The nurses and doctors have all been so helpful. Dr. Suen is a wonderful doctor who took very good care of me. He’s very considerate and interested in his patients’ recovery. He is an awesome doctor. I would recommend him … Read More

Sharon Turner | Breast cancer survivor

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Sharon Turner

“When they told me I had breast cancer, I wanted to say ‘why me?’ Then, I stopped and thought, ‘why not me?’ It can happen to anyone. I’ve come for a mammogram for the past several years. It’s just what I do. The earlier you catch it, the better chance your doctors have of helping you. It’s best to take … Read More

John Huens | Chondrosarcoma

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John Huens

“Having cancer was an eye opening experience. My course in life was altered severely after I had surgery to remove the cancer. I was no longer able to walk or work. Even through all of that I slowly realized that I was becoming an optimist about my situation. I have learned to find my own inner peace. Don’t feel hopeless … Read More