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Cancer Care Stories

Meet Sarah. Our first name in cancer care is one you already trust.

Johnston-Willis Hospital is proud to be part of the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute, an unrivaled team of trusted local physicians and global cancer resources that are unmatched by any single cancer center.

Working together, we’re redefining cancer care so that each person facing cancer can fight the disease where they get their greatest strength—in their own community with the support of friends and family nearby.

We invite you to hear from both our patients and healthcare teams as they share with you their own journeys and experiences battling cancer.

Our Patient Stories

Meet Vanessa, breast cancer survivor.


Meet Karen, colorectal cancer survivor.


Meet Michelle, brain tumor survivor.


Our Healthcare Team's Stories

Meet Robin, oncology social worker, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Johnston-Willis Hospital.


Meet Barbara, breast imaging nurse navigator, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Johnston-Willis Hospital.


Meet Karen, oncology director, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Johnston-Willis Hospital.


Meet Jonathan, regional vice president, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute, HCA Virginia.


Meet Heather, GI oncology nurse practitioner and GI cancer nurse navigator, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute, Johnston-Willis Hospital.


Meet Jenni Humphrey, chief medical dosimetrist, Sarah Cannon Cancer institute, Johnston-Willis Hospital.