Kidney Cancer Patient Stories

  • Berch Harris

    Berch Harris

    While managing kidney disease and dialysis, Berch Harris fought cancer, too - and at the same time contributed more to the community than most people who work full-time jobs.

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  • Ray Jastemski

    Ray Jastemski

    Ray Jastemski is a betting man. He enjoys traveling to watch horse races. So what are the odds on developing recurring Hodgkin's lymphoma AND a kidney tumor? For Ray, the odds were high.

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  • Mark Kabulski

    Mark Kabulski

    Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection

    Mark Kabulski and his wife, Barbara, could not have been more shocked when his papillary kidney cancer returned since he underwent surgery in December 2012 to have his kidney removed at his local hospital in New Jersey. One year later, in 2013, a follow up CAT Scan revealed four enlarged lymph nodes in the retro peritoneal cavity, next to the site of surgery. “The removal of my kidney gave me a 97 percent chance that the cancer would not return,” recalled Mark. “My doctor was as shocked as we were.”

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  • Paul Kobie

    Paul Kobie

    da Vinci® Robotic-Assisted Surgery

    Paul Kobie said he would like to vote for Dr. Rosalia Viterbo at "Doctor of the Year" - if there were such a contest. "I'd vote 500 times!" said Paul. And with good reason.

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  • William Krassan

    William Krassan

    da Vinci® Robotic-Assisted Partial Nephrectomy

    In October 2007, Bill Krassan was experiencing abdominal pain and discomfort. His family doctor suggested an abdominal CAT Scan. Bill and his wife, Sandy, were shocked by the results.

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