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Radiation Oncology puts Colon Cancer in Remission
At 35, Jeff Baker had the ideal life—married, three young daughters, and a rewarding job with a Kansas City law firm practicing construction law. Except he figured he would soon be dead.
Joint Effort
Dick Pierce was out of joint. A lifetime of injuries, running, basketball, and the wear and tear of weight bearing had eroded the satin-like cartilage that was supposed to cushion the space between his tibia and femur and allow his knees to rotate comfortably.
Kidney Transplant Patient Lives Dialysis Free
Every year, Nancy Post buys herself a present. But it’s not a present to commemorate her birthday or another rite of passage. Rather, it’s a gift to celebrate the second chance at life she received 21 years ago.
Curing Incontinence
For Elberta Sutton, even laughing was a cause for worry. Sutton, a 67-year-old elementary school teacher, suffered from incontinence—A laugh, a cough, a sneeze—any one could trigger a leakage. A sudden movement, a slight stumble, or a startled moment: again, leakage.
Cord Blood Bank Donation

Sofie Sneed doesn’t know it yet, but the moment her mom delivered her on June 15, 2009, she did the world a good deed. The cells in the umbilical cord that was her lifeline for nine months became a potential lifesaver for someone else.

Private Rooms for Baby Delivery at Saint Luke’s North
Kate Wells and her husband, Michael, had taken advantage of the early check-in offer. So when they arrived early that Thursday in May, they could go right to their room.
Expedited care addresses needs of geriatric fracture patients
Older adults who present at Saint Luke's Hospital with bone fractures will benefit from expedited care through a new program designed to foster a more rapid and complete recovery.
New Cochlear Implant Delivers 120 Channels
Jim Atwater will tell you that it’s nearly impossible to learn to play music when you can’t hear.
Saint Luke's Hospital Foundation's annual recognition luncheon to honor Foundation Fellow Robert H. West
Robert H. West is the 2010 Saint Luke's Hospital Foundation Fellow award recipient for his lifelong support of Saint Luke's Hospital. The award recognizes individuals who have given time, expertise, and charitable support to advance research, education, and medical programs at Saint Luke's.