Hematology and Oncology
Herbert Bevan, MD
Megan Burke, MD
Raven Cooksey, MD
Eric Lowe, MD
Melissa Mark, MD
William Owen, MD
Linda Pegram, MD
Anthony Villella, MD
Eric Werner, MD

Patient Stories

Children are amazing. They are full of wisdom, wit, strength and love -- even when they are sick. They face and conquer challenges that few of us could even imagine. We are honored to be part of their lives and to share just a few of their stories. There are many more, each as worthy as those you’ll find below.


Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
By taking part in a national cancer study, Ava had access to the best care for leukemia, right here in Hampton Roads.


Ian is one tough guy. His parents even call him "Iron Man." This determination helped him during his battle with cancer.


Mark considers going to the gym and to physical therapy as part of his treatment for cancer.


Burkitt’s Lymphoma
Rusty, an avid baseball player was back on the field after being diagnosed with a non-Hodgkin’s type of cancer.


Sarah found her tempo toward recovery while developing a talent for the piano.


Brain Tumor
It is hard to tell by Sky's ever-present smile that she has an inoperable brain tumor.