Comprehensive Cancer Centers Patient Stories

Everyone at Comprehensive Cancer Centers is fully committed to providing our patients with state-of-the-art treatment in a compassionate and caring environment. We understand that our patients have been through a lot during their treatment, but we are always inspired by their courage, drive and optimism.

We are honored that some of our patients have taken the time to share their positive experiences about our award winning staff and treatment centers. We share our patient’s stories here to say thank you to them, and hopefully to inspire others with their courage.

Patient Testimonials


“I know very well how hard and tough the journey is and how hard it is mentally and physically to live with cancer, but it is possible. So, don’t lose hope!”

Hear her story here.

Helen and Tony

“Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, Dr. Parikh … Opened us up to a different world of thinking about how to tackle this. We now have a Plan A, a Plan B and a Plan C.”

See their story


“Having doctors that are compassionate and understanding, that was everything.”

Hear her story


“I was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer in September 2011 at the age of 40. At that time, I was given a two percent chance to live beyond five years….”

Read more of Lysa’s story


“What I initially thought was an infection turned out to be bladder cancer. I was referred to Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada from my home in Virgina, where I worked with Dr. Vogelzang.”

See more of William’s story


“I did not expect to get her life back, but with the care and compassion of Comprehensive Cancer Centers, I am cancer free.”

See more of Maura’s story. 


A cancer diagnosis completely changed Susan’s outlook on life. After beating the odds, she quit her job to follow her two passions, yoga and nutrition, got married and had a beautiful baby girl.

Read more about Susan here


“My name is Chris, I am a personal trainer, radio personality, and cancer coach. I started treatment at Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) in March 2012 and have been cancer-free since May 2012. I strongly believe that I beat cancer with the support of my oncologists, family and my drive and motivation to exercise and eat healthy.”

Read more of Chris’s story


“My name is Lynda and this is my story of how I was diagnosed with two different types of breast cancer only five years apart.”

Read more of Lynda’s story


“I am a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. I have been a patient of Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada since July 2009 and thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff, I can proudly say that I am cancer free.”

Hear more of Rosemary’s story


“My name is Ernest and I have a mucosal melanoma, a rare form of cancer that starts inside the body. This is my story…”

Read more of Ernest’s story

Notes of Appreciation

Share Your Stories

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada also has enjoyed hearing from patients, their friends and families on our Facebook page. If you’d like to see more of their stories, or share one of your own, visit us there or send us a note using the form field on the right of this page.