Survivor stories

Hear from LSU LCMC Health Cancer Center Survivors, from their experiences with clinical trials to how they navigate the world of cancer care.


Open Vs. Robotic Radical Hysterectomy: Lee's Experience With the ROCC Clinical Trial

For Lee, deciding to take part in a clinical trial took some consideration, but ultimately felt like the right thing to do. 

One Patient, Three Clinical Trials, and a Whole Network of Support                           

Debra wanted to play a part in advancing cancer treatment for all women with cancer - and joining three clinical trials allowed her to do so.

A Second Opinion, Surgery, and Chance at Life: Wynette’s Pancreatic Cancer Journey

Getting a second medical opinion can mean a change in treatment or improved recovery.

Positivity and Support: How Dianne Navigated Two Cancer Diagnoses

In more ways than one, cancer has become a central theme in her life — one that has made her become stronger, remain positive, and connect with others in similar situations.

From Physician to Patient: Dr. Vargas’s Journey With a Clinical Trial

For 50 years, Dr. Vargas dedicated his life to medicine.