Category Cancer Patient Stories

Dr. Nina with Colton today

Colton and Dr. Nina: An unbreakable bond

Left: Colton with his baby brother during treatment. Right: Dr. Nina with Colton today. When 4-year-old Colton initially developed a rash in June of 2019, his family believed he’d had a reaction to sunscreen. In the days that followed, Colton—an…

Julie Devaney Hogan at chemotherapy

Announcing the early retirement… of my breasts.

In 2022, Julie Devaney Hogan was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma, stage 3 breast cancer and began treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. One of the things that this mother of three had to cope with during her diagnosis was the…