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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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    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

    Read Mike's story » 

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

    Read Charles' story » 

    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

    Read Ernie's story » 

    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 

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    Courtney Wilson iconQuick action saves young mother's life 

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

    Read Dwane's story » 

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