Whether you’re facing an illness yourself, helping a loved one with a diagnosis, hoping to develop a research project that can improve health or healthcare, or trying to provide better medical care yourself, the PaTH patient story archive can give you an idea of what others have faced in their health journeys and help you gain a better understanding of patient and caregiver perspectives.
Please Note: The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and are not medical advice. Please consult your physician for any questions you have related to your individual medical condition. If you are in need of immediate medical help, go to the nearest emergency room or call 9-1-1.
What is your prognosis?
A caregiver’s story about needing clear communication about prognosis from medical professionals, in the setting of a patient’s terminal cancer diagnosis.Listen (12:18)
I thought it happened to everyone. I thought it was normal.
A patient’s story of being diagnosed and living with the challenges of epilepsy.Listen (9:52)
Nothing was helping.
A patient’s story about the challenges of having multiple, complicated health problems and the importance of self-advocacy.Listen (13:24)