“Did We Do the Right Thing?”

“Did We Do the Right Thing?”

Corbin, Nicole, David, and Addyson It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. “Your child has cancer.” For Nicole and David Garrett, this nightmare became a reality in September 2014. Within days of the diagnosis they were faced with dozens of questions that would have...
What is Cancer?

What is Cancer?

On a sunny fall Saturday after a CU Buffs win, my 13-year-old, Leif, and I walked down to Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall to talk with strangers about cancer. Among others, we spoke with a mid-60s visiting Arizona State football fan, a very cute eight-year-old girl, and...
A Slippery Slope to the Operating Room

A Slippery Slope to the Operating Room

Brad Corr, MD, and family Brad Corr’s inspiration to pursue a medical career came on the ski slopes of Big Sky, Montana. “After an undergraduate degree in geology and physics, I went to Montana to be a ski patroller. “My role in helping people on the slopes really...
Dog bites man, saves life

Dog bites man, saves life

Tim Reagan saved Brady’s life, adopting the high-energy rescue dog from a shelter. Within a year, Brady returned the favor. “We were walking on the Friday after Thanksgiving in 2016 and in a rambunctious, playful way he jumped up and bit my arm and it felt really...