Ureteral Cancer Patient Stories

Sue Boyle

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer

My story begins in 2011 when I went to the emergency room at my community hospital with intense abdominal pain. I had experienced kidney stones in the past, and I thought that I was having another recurrence.

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Sister Marcille McEntee

  • Melanoma
  • Ureteral Cancer

Her gastroenterologist performed a PET scan which revealed a rare kind of cancer, a mucosal melanoma. “At that point, my urologist admitted 'this is beyond me. You need to go somewhere else',” she recalled.

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Mark Gottlieb

  • Ureteral Cancer

Mark Gottlieb is a New Yorker at heart. He raised his family there and still visits his children and grandchildren often. However, his move to the Philadelphia area in 1988 has proved to be a good one. It is where he met his wife, Linda; started a booming baby-proofing business; and was successfully treated for a rare type of cancer at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

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