Archives for September 21, 2007

Woman Cancer Free – Adult Stem Cell at Work

It’s seems unusual to say that someone would be renewing themselves near the age of 70, but that is just what Dixie Sisk did.

The Mercer County mother and grandmother decided it was time to try a controversial, cutting-edge treatment that could give her a chance at living cancer-free. She had already endured and survived through repeated rounds of chemotherapy, and 89 radiation treatments during her 11 year bought with cancer.

Sisk, with the hopes of seeing her grandchildren grow up, agreed to the stem cell transplant. However, her doctors were skeptical of her chance for success.