Patient story | Spirit of a Survivor
Nearly a year ago, Winner was brought to the hospital with swelling in her neck, constant fatigue, weight loss, and an overall feeling of sickness. Today, she glows with joy — a young girl filled with faith, hope and love.
When Winner first fell ill, her symptoms indicated tuberculosis. Doctors recommended a sixmonth treatment regimen. She followed the treatment schedule, but six months later, she was still experiencing the same symptoms, with no improvement.
Winner and her mother returned to the same hospital, but this time, they were told Winner had typhoid and brucellosis, and was kept in the hospital for five days. When the doctor wanted to do a biopsy of Winner’s lymph nodes, her Grandmother demanded they be transferred to KCMC for further testing. Read More »