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- Ezra tells his story of survival
- ACM Lifting Lives campers sing music from the heart
- Tammy survives a life-threatening accident
- Chelsea makes Children's Hospital history
- Devin recovers from leukemia
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Meet Our Patients
A brain tumor made Ezra Fitz see stars - not just the ones in the sky, but the star-like cells, called astrocytes, that almost killed him. Read Ezra's story, in his own words, of cancer survival.
Meet the ACM Lifting Lives music campers, persons with Williams syndrome who had the opportunity to give a live performance on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry.
Tammy suffered from devastating injuries after being hit by a drunk driver. Watch Tammy's story to learn how a team of Vanderbilt surgeons worked for weeks to save her life.
Chelsea is the poster-child for the use of extracorporeal mechanical oxygenation, or ECMO. Read Chelsea's story to learn how she made history at Vanderbilt as a newborn baby.
Devin was treated for leukemia at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Watch Devin's story to learn how the Children's Hospital doctors and nurses made him feel special as he fought the disease.
Read more stories about how Vanderbilt University Medical Center impact the lives of people in our community, across the nation and around the world.