76 Adult Patient Stories found

Christopher Lynch

Keeping the Faith after Metastatic Stomach Cancer: Christopher’s Story

Christopher Lynch is a teacher and football and baseball coach at Chaminade High School, in Mineola, New York. He is married with two adult children. Today, he has no evidence of disease after being treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering for stomach cancer that spread to his brain.

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MSK patient Craig Straus with his two young sons

Finding a New Normal after Acoustic Neuroma: Craig’s Story

Craig Straus was diagnosed with an acoustic neuroma after he experienced hearing loss and a loud ringing sound in one ear. MSK surgeons Samuel Selesnick and Cameron Brennan removed the noncancerous tumor, and today, Craig is getting used to a new normal with hearing loss in his left ear. He comes back to MSK once a year for an MRI.

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