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Category: Patient Stories

If I hadn’t been in this place in the care of Dr. Albuquerque, with his expertise and skill, I might still be struggling to find out what’s wrong with me.

Mark Barrett Phoenix

Barrow Patient Finds Purpose in Brain Cancer Journey

When Hillary Burns and her husband, Dan, reflect on her brain cancer diagnosis, they don’t often wonder: Why us? “Before we could ever think like that, Hillary just...

Patient With Spinal Hemangioma Has Life-Altering Treatment at Barrow

“Be strong and fight.” Andy Scholl heard those four words from his father before going into surgery, and they became his mantra throughout recovery. The 37-year-old was active...

Father, Daughter Undergo Cavernous Malformation Surgeries at Barrow

A Mesa, Ariz., family is looking forward to celebrating Valentine’s Day after a father and his daughter have made remarkable recoveries following complex brain surgeries to remove the...

Tucson Woman Walking Thanks to Thoracic Disc Herniation Surgery

Rebecca Lester had two options: undergo a risky spine surgery with a 50 percent chance of paralysis, or do nothing and lose her ability to walk anyway. “It...

California Woman Has Surgery for Complex Brain Aneurysm at Barrow

A neurosurgeon at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix has successfully removed a complex brain aneurysm from a 34-year-old Burbank, California woman who was facing paralysis and possibly death....