Personal Stories

Emily

Emily is thankful for her surgeon and her stoma because she is alive.

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Tania

For Tania, deciding to have an ileostomy has allowed her to return to doing the things she loves best.

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Tony

Having a urostomy doesn't stop 80 year old Tony from enjoying swimming.

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Bengt

Bengt, 67 years old, has had a urostomy since 2006.

Emily

Emily is thankful for her surgeon and her stoma because she is alive.

Graham

A diagnosis of rectal cancer resulted in a stoma for Graham.

Grant

One week after Grant's 60th birthday he was diagnosed with cancer.

Heather

Heather has been living with a colostomy and ileostomy since 2017.

Matthew

30 year old, Matthew, has had a colostomy since he was 16.

Miriam

For Miriam, a serious accident resulted in a loop colostomy.

Personal Stories

Video about how a stoma affects daily life.

Simon

At age 55, Simon was diagnosed with rectal cancer resulting in a life saving colostomy.

Tania

For Tania, deciding to have an ileostomy has allowed her to return to doing the things she loves best.

Tony

Having a urostomy doesn't stop 80 year old Tony from enjoying swimming.