Patient Stories

Celebrating a Milestone

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The healthcare system has performed more than 500 transplants in the kidney and pancreas transplantation program giving many patients a new start.

Meet Brenda: First Team Hurst Bell Ringer

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Cancer survivor Brenda Crye became the first Team Hurst remission bell ringer at the new Baylor Scott & White Cancer Center in Waco, TX.

Making the Rounds with Penny Divin

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Penny Divin is a labor and delivery nurse at Scott & White - Brenham. She creates a warm environment for expectant parents and brings highly honed skills to her job.

Change of Heart

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A nurse opens her heart to new ideas when she's faced with a health crisis. Learn about new ways Scott & White specialists healed her heart and are helping many others.

Scott & White Hospital - College Station

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Our new hospital and expanded clinics have been a long time coming. To the Brazos Valley, it means a new and easier way to access everything families need to enjoy good health.

Experts help a young athlete win a tough battle

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Madyson Smithhart had the biggest win of her life when she overcame a painful and complicated bone condition. One of her biggest fans is Dr. Robert Probe of the new Roney Institute.

Ray of Hope

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It's tough medicine, and Michele Jesse takes it like the hero she is. She's receiving treatment for an aggressive type of brain tumor; it's a lesson in what disease can do to us, and what medicine can do for us.

A dual transplant transforms Lisa's life

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In 2008 Mrs. Lisa Mitchell was diagnosed with early-stage kidney failure. That was when she contacted the office of Gregory Jaffers, MD, director of the Division of Transplant Surgery at Scott & White Healthcare. Dr. Jaffers explained to Mrs. Mitchell that she would benefit from a dual transplant both a new pair of kidneys and a new pancreas.

A birthday gift for Tracy

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Twenty-five is a lucky number for Tracy Barnett, of Giddings, Texas. Last year, he celebrated his 25th birthday. He also got the news of a lifetime on September 25, when a pair of lungs became available to relieve the young man of a debilitating disease he had battled his entire life.

Making the Rounds with Rosa Garza

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Feet aren't glamorous, but they sure are important. For people with chronic diseases or injuries, feet often reflect how well patients are doing; they can also reveal whether complications have developed. So Rosa Garza's mission is to get her patients back on their feet and then keep them there.