Patient Stories

Julianne Lebo

Julianne’s Story

An accomplished athlete and 4-year varsity starter on the girls’ basketball team, 16-year-old Julianne was looking forward to a bright future, full of promise. Then, without warning, her world was turned upside down.

Peggy and her miniature poodle, Jackson, on the beach

Peggy’s Story

After decades of intestinal problems, Peggy travelled to Cleveland for successful surgery and maintains access to post-operative telehealth consults from her Georgia home.

Ryan Lewis speaks about his colon cancer experience

Ryan’s Story

Ryan Lewis is a young athletic man and father of one. He was diagnosed with Stage II colon cancer in his thirties, well under the 50 year mark at which most colorectal cancers are found. He turned to UH and Dr. Sharon Stein for help.