Category: Patient Stories

A Journey from Coping to Celebration

Learn about Raafiah, a breast cancer survivor and mother, whose participation in expressive writing workshops at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center during treatment ushered her into a place of coping, healing, and ultimately, celebration.

Planning for a Cancer-Free Future

When 40-year-old Liliana received her breast cancer diagnosis, her thoughtfully organized life was thrown into disarray.

Extraordinary Kind of Caring!

For the past decade, the Thomas Glasser Caregivers Center has provided comfort and support for thousands of friends and family members caring for their ill loved ones at Overlook.

Friends for Life

Geodi Bader and Joshua Fiske, MD, longtime friends pictured with their partners

Geodi Bader and Joshua Fiske, MD are longtime friends with a unique bond…both of their lives were in jeopardy, and both were saved here at Overlook.

From Brain Tumor to Best Man

Joseph Venezia — From Brain Tumor to Best Man:

It was a Sunday and 30-year-old Joseph Venezia was sitting in Overlook’s Emergency Department (ED), awaiting the results of a CT scan on his brain.