Alice Santos had been feeling tired for a while. Then, one day at work she was having so much trouble breathing that somebody had to call 9-1-1. She needed heart surgery, but she had already had one heart surgery and didn't want to have another one. Only when Dr. Andrea Natale reassured her that everything would be OK did she feel like she could go with the operation. Santos' success was made possible, in part, because of philanthropists like Maurice Kanbar, for whom the cardiac center is named.
Zelda Levin is a generous philanthropist, who has supported the Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation for more than 30 years.
As luck would have it, Jose’s journey began as he became one of the first recipients of the Dr. Christopher Hudlin Memorial Scholarship while.
Two weeks before his first day of college, Chuck received a life-changing call from his Sutter Health doctor. Tests had revealed Hodgkins lymphoma.
Cheri struggled with her weight for years but finally achieved health and happiness after bariatric surgery at the Sutter Weight Management Institute.
Mariel shares her story of being diagnosed with breast cancer.