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  • stage 4 cancer patient
    Robert Leedom liked Dr. Perez from the very first time they met in 2007—even though it was the very same meeting that Dr. Perez gave him a stage 4 cancer diagnosis. “We first met about a month after my colon resection surgery. He was very positive and also straightforward, which I love,” the 63 year old recalled. “He had the caliber of education and experience I was looking for, so I had complete...
  • patient story
    “I have good news and bad news,” recalls Bob McMillan of the words a Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center doctor told him when he visited for a pain in his abdomen. The pain had only begun a few weeks prior for the 87-year-old man, oscillating from one side of his abdomen to the other until eventually, the entire area hurt. McMillan believed he had a hernia. “You don’t have a hernia,” the doctor...
  • cancer patient
    Spending time in the waiting room at Sierra Nevada Cancer Center is a bit rare. For Elaine Martin, a patient who’s now in remission from her bout with lymphoma, it was also fate. Had she not been in the waiting room prior to her maintenance regimen, she never would have known that the photo she submitted to the Lilly Oncology On Canvas art gallery in 2014 was accepted and published. “I started...
  • Chemotherapy cancer patient
    Minden resident Sonya DeHart leads a full life. She is the mother of two sons, three grandchildren and two dogs, and she has been married for more than six decades. That’s right, DeHart and her husband have accomplished something very few do: a 61-year marriage. They enjoy classic cars and are part of two car clubs in Carson Valley. But this full life was in jeopardy in June of 2011, when DeHart...
  • Chemotherapy: An Excuse to Celebrate - SNCC
    Carson City man sings the praises of Dr. Perez and his staff.   Bob Chambers has prostate cancer—and one very smart neighbor who recommended Dr. Perez to help him fight the disease. “The thought of chemo scared the heck out of me, so I first tried alternative medicine,” admitted Bob, 79. “After I became sick, I figured it wasn’t working. I asked my neighbor, a doctor, for an oncologist...
  • Cancer Treatment Nevada
    When Judith Cohen was diagnosed with stage IIIb colon cancer, she was living in Costa Rica. For the past 40 years, the 61-year-old had been splitting her time between the Spanish speaking country and the United States, but with an insurance policy that is accepted anywhere she goes, she had relied primarily on the Costa Rican health care system for all of her care. After undergoing the initial...
  • leukemia cancer patient
    'God works miracles through his hands' A Profile of a Grateful Carson City couple who praises Dr. Perez for his caring approach Carson City residents Bill and Dot Miller are the kind of couple who finish sentences for one another. After 44 years together, one might assume that's a happy side effect of an enduring relationship. And they tell each other's stories, too — as is evident when you ask...

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