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The “r-word” was not something that had ever entered David Montgomery’s mind. But about six months into an experimental new treatment for Montgomery’s chronic lymphocytic leukemia, an incurable, slow-growing form of the blood and bone marrow cancer, his bone marrow showed no more sign of the disease.
Tami Kapule says early breast cancer detection saved her life.
Now, she’s working hard to make sure other women have the same chance of survival she did.
Looking at 9-year-old Madison today, you’d never guess she spent the first days of her life in MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
She loves gymnastics, hockey, soccer and the hospital that took such good care of her and her mom, Tiffany Lindsay.
National Healthcare Decisions Day, which takes place Tuesday, April 16, is an initiative to encourage patients to express their wishes regarding health care and for providers and facilities to respect those wishes, whatever they may be.
Michael Marusich didn’t want to go to the doctor: He was tired of being treated like a number. But when a good friend recommended Dr. David E. Law at MultiCare Internal Medicine in Tacoma, Marusich agreed to give him a chance. That decision may have saved his life.
August 2010 was a life-changing month for Angie Hart. On August 7, Hart’s brother-in-law Chadd was killed in Kentucky. On August 8, the expectant mother was diagnosed with HELLP syndrome and rushed by ambulance to MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. On August 9, Bailey Rainn Miller was born by emergency cesarean section – nine weeks early and weighing just 2 pounds, 13 ounces.
A baby's heart defect was detected thanks to a painless test offered to newborns at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. "I feel very lucky that we decided to do the test. I feel very lucky that we were at Tacoma General," the boy's mother told KING 5 TV. "I think the stars aligned. Somebody was looking out for us, for him, and it essentially saved his life."
At exactly 11 a.m. on 11-11-11, a lucky baby girl was born in the Family Birth Center at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital.
Five months after undergoing an innovative heart procedure at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, a Puyallup man has regained the active lifestyle he thought he had lost forever. Now he hopes to build enough strength to someday summit Mount Rainier - a lifelong dream for the 61-year-old who grew up in the mountain's shadow.