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Patient Stories

With a team of world-renowned surgeons, medical oncologists, researchers and cancer experts, our patients have access to the most innovative treatments and surgical approaches to gynecologic cancers. See how we provide personalized cancer care and support our patients on their journey to wellness and survivorship.

 
Julie fishing

Ovarian Cancer: Julie's Story

Julie, a finance professional, was shocked to learn her recurring stomach pain was due to ovarian cancer that had spread to other areas. Johns Hopkins gynecologic oncologist Rebecca Stone and a well-coordinated team provided exceptional care from surgery to recovery and beyond.

Read Julie's story.

Tara making artwork

Ovarian Cancer: Tara's Story

Tara, a talented painter and former art teacher, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 49. Johns Hopkins gynecologic oncologist Rebecca Stone helped her regain her health and return to her passion for artistic expression.

Read Tara's story.

Tawyana in gym

Ovarian Cancer: Tawyana's Story

Tawyana Fleming, a fitness instructor and nurse anesthetist, was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer in 2009. Eating right and staying fit, along with the expert surgical care of Johns Hopkins oncologist Amanda Nickles Fader, keep Tawyana healthy and strong. 

Read Tawyana's story.