Young sarcoma patients inspire care provider

Kristin Foster, ARNP describes working with and drawing inspiration from sarcoma patients at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

Getting adolescents and young adults through sarcoma

William W. Terry, MD, MPH, worked to start an adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer program at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. Terry advocates for the importance of this kind of program at the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center as well as throughout the nation.

My new normal after bariatric surgery

After music teacher Molly Peterson became self-conscious of her size, she knew something had to change. Bariatric surgery from University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics her take back control.

Weight loss surgery offers a new beginning

As a former Marine and an avid competitor in sports like golf and tennis, Randy Cole saw obesity as a challenge. He wanted to lose weight and get back into playing shape on his own.

Social media connects sarcoma patients with hope

Larry Slavens connected with the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center's sarcoma team online. With their help, Slavens beat sarcoma at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

It takes a community to conquer sarcoma

Keith Wilson sits in a race car
Keith Wilson describes his experience battling sarcoma alongside the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center care team at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

Keeping up with my kids through weight loss

Whitney Paul already knew that obesity had taken much of the fun out of her life. Still, when she stepped on the scale during an appointment with her doctor in August 2014, she had a shock that affected her deeply.

Ray's story

Thanks to the UI Hospitals & Clinics Ray Haas was able to get back to his very active lifestyle with no limitations after he had a hip replacement.

Sarcoma can be beat, one step at a time

Parker Kress tells the story of how he beat Ewing's sarcoma at thirteen years old with the help of the sarcoma team from Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

Bariatric surgery — it will change your life

"I can remember being chubby in grade school. I was the one who didn’t want to get on the scale so others could see what I weighed. You name the diet, and I’ve been on it – but after awhile your motivation lags, and you go back to your old ways."