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  • Patient stories

    UK HealthCare eliminates the need to travel for the best care, by providing advanced, national-caliber care, right here. UK HealthCare patients are given every possible advantage, turning patients into survivors. Share their stories of healing.

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    Black lung disease


    Ernie 63x63Lung transplant gives former miner new chance at life


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    Breast cancer


    Sally 63x63From cancer patient to cancer survivor


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    Carcinoid tumors


    Margaret Yost 63x63Harlan woman found the expert care she needed for rare cancer


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    Emergency transport and trauma surgery


    Misty 63x63After being impaled by a tree, Stanford man gets life-saving treatment at UK


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    Epilepsy


    Matt Coomer 63x63 He found new options for epilepsy and new hope, closer to home


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    Heart failure and transplant


    Mike HillMike's heart was ready to give up; UK's cardiac team was not


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    charles-icon-1.jpgLexington psychiatrist found the heart care he needed close to home


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    Giant cell tumor


    Nicole Upchurch 63x63High school soccer player finds answers, treatment for rare bone tumor


    Read Nicole's story » 


    High-risk pregnancy and premature birth


    Misty 63x63UK doctor was diagnosed with HELLP syndrome, the only cure was delivery


    Read Misty's story » 


    Lung transplant


    Ernie 63x63Lung transplant gives former miner new chance at life


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    Premature birth


    Dawn Nelson iconPrematurely born at 26 weeks, defies all odds


    Read Kennedy's story » 


    Pulmonary hypertension


    Dawn Nelson iconRare triple-organ transplant gives life to Louisville woman 


    Read Dawn's story » 


    Stroke


    Courtney Wilson iconQuick action saves young mother's life 


    Read Courtney's story » 


    dwane 63pxFast action and UK HealthCare helped him walk away from a stroke


    Read Dwane's story » 


    Sudden cardiac arrest


    deb landerGill Heart Institute doctors give viola professor an encore


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