Power cot

Power cot

New technology advances emergency care  Transporting injured skiers to the ED is safer, thanks to you.   Imagine. Your leg’s broken. You’re strapped to a ski... Read More

ED patient story

ED patient story

Great care in a crisis Local family receives excellent emergency care, times 3.  On a sunny day last June, Pam Pennington stepped up onto a park bench to get a better look at the Go-Pro... Read More

ARIA Technology

ARIA Technology

High tech, high touch  The latest purchase at Shaw Cancer Center is ARIA, new software for our TrueBeam linear accelerator. Linear accelerators pinpoint a beam of high-energy x-rays into tumors. This... Read More

Howard Head Residency

Howard Head Residency

Program trains future leaders in sports medicine Thanks to you, residents learn from the best  “I had experiences at Howard Head I couldn’t have gotten anywhere... Read More

Lyons family story

Lyons family story

You saved my baby! Your gifts help local newborns grow into healthy, active kids “All I could think was, ‘Please keep my baby safe.” That’s what ran... Read More

Carolina Botero story

Carolina Botero story

Life-changing care in Vail  Thanks to you and Howard Head, Carolina Botero returns to running after four hip surgeries.  Even as a child, Carolina Botero knew she wanted to be a... Read More

Conquering Cancer

Conquering Cancer

Conquering cancer with spirit and good medicine  Thanks to you, patients like Peggy Marshall receive the most advanced care  “Cancer isn’t going to rule my life.” That’s what Peggy... Read More

Philanthropy Keeps Library Leading Edge

Philanthropy Keeps Library Leading Edge

Karen Clous, oncology nurse at Shaw Cancer Center, knows the value of having the latest medical research right at her fingertips. Because of generous gifts from individuals like you, she has access to thousands of medical... Read More

No One Expects a Crisis

No One Expects a Crisis

Part-time Vail resident Jane Blanch says she couldn’t have asked for anything more on the “day that will go down in infamy” for her—Jan. 9, 2015. An avid skier, Jane was eager to enjoy a great day on the... Read More

Your Gifts Save Lives … And Dollars

Your Gifts Save Lives … And Dollars

Your gifts to Shaw Cancer Center helped save more than $17,000 on just one chemotherapy infusion.     During the patient’s appointment, the physician determined the patient was too... Read More

You’re Protecting Eagle County Kids

You’re Protecting Eagle County Kids

You can't start too early when it comes to teaching kids about the importance of using sunscreen. That’s why a team from Shaw Cancer Center goes to 22 schools in Eagle County every May to educate preschoolers,... Read More

Nowhere But Howard Head

Nowhere But Howard Head

Your gifts ensure patients receive the very best. “My care was extraordinary,” says Gina Browning in describing her three rounds of treatment at Howard Head Sports Medicine. “I wouldn’t go... Read More

Sonnenalp Breast Center

Sonnenalp Breast Center

On the leading edge   Experts at Vail Valley Medical Center recommend women have annual mammograms for the early detection of breast cancer. Why? Because mammography is 85... Read More

Joan Francis

Joan Francis

Cancer care at its best   As one of Vail’s settlers, Joan Francis remembers the sense of excitement that filled the fledgling community back then. “We were all... Read More

Dan Elsbury

Dan Elsbury

Spirit of Survival Program changes cancer patients’ lives    On Oct. 4, 2014, Dan Elsbury was driving home from a round of disc golf with his buddies when he felt an... Read More

Cardiac Rehab

Cardiac Rehab

Heart health through rehab   Did you know?   About 84 million U.S. citizens suffer from cardiac disease. Close to one... Read More