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From Oncology Nurse to Cancer Patient – Sarah’s Story

From Oncology Nurse to Cancer Patient – Sarah’s Story

In July 2016, my daughter, Sarah Graff, began her career with Ascension Seton as a new graduate nurse on the oncology floor at Seton Medical Center Austin.  Eight short months later, in March 2017, Sarah was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.  She started noticing...

Celebrating ‘back to school’ for an Ascension Seton NICU baby!

Celebrating ‘back to school’ for an Ascension Seton NICU baby!

On her 5th birthday, Olive Monk asked when she could start school as a kindergartener in Montgomery, Texas, “She is very independent,” Olive’s mom Stefanie Monk explains, “so she has explained to me multiple times that she is going to school and I will stay in the...

Healthy Heart Tips for Back to School Time

Healthy Heart Tips for Back to School Time

Every 34 seconds one American has a coronary event.   What new healthy heart habits can you and your family implement to make this the healthiest school year yet?    You can work together as one family, one team, to maintain healthier hearts with proper diet and...

A Heart Care Story – Kristen

A Heart Care Story – Kristen

Two heart attacks, one heart transplant, and eleven heart surgeries later. On Christmas Eve, just days after delivering her fourth child, Kristen Patton felt a horrible pain in her jaw. Her husband, Steve, called 9-1-1 immediately. She crashed three times before...

A Mother Baby Story – Teddy

A Mother Baby Story – Teddy

Born too soon, but surrounded by love. Maggie Boyd’s pregnancy with her first child, Teddy, started out perfect, the kind most expectant mothers dream of. However, at 32 weeks it became apparent something was wrong with her unborn son. Her OBGYN noticed Teddy’s heart...

Pam’s Breast Cancer Story

Pam’s Breast Cancer Story

The phone call no one wants to get. It started with a lump. Then tests. Then a biopsy. Then the phone call—the phone call that changed everything. Pam was just 45 years old when she received her stage 3 breast cancer diagnosis—a diagnosis that came out of nowhere. She...

Kathryn Walker’s Legacy

Kathryn Walker’s Legacy

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in any hospital is a very special place that runs on the passion and dedication of exceptional people. NICU nurses care for the tiniest, most vulnerable patients and their families at what, for many, is the most trying time of...

A Tribute to Bud Shivers

A Tribute to Bud Shivers

We are saddened by the news of a long-time friend, and Emeritus Board Member, Bud Shivers passing. Bud made a tremendous impact on our community and served in many capacities within the Seton Healthcare Family.  He was a trusted advisor, historian, and someone who...

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Dell Children’s Ball 2020

February 1, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm