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Patient Spotlight

Janet Darnell received a life-saving lung transplant. Five months later she received life-saving surgery for colon cancer. She calls herself a “walking miracle.”

By Matt Batcheldor

Without the lung transplant, the cancer may never have been detected.

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Credo Award Winner

Doing his own colonoscopy made Christopher Lind a legend. But his commitment to patients and families is also legendary.

By Leigh MacMillan

“The cultural change of having a respected, practicing physician serve as a Patient and Family Advisory Council member has been invaluable.”

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Employee Spotlight

Colonoscopy confidential

By Wayne Wood

Ellen Williams, R.N., is a patient’s best friend in the GI Endoscopy Lab, even if most patients won’t remember most of what she does.

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