Patient Story

Lindsay's story: A father’s mission to beat cancer

Meet Lindsay Stead, a loving husband, dedicated father and two-time cancer survivor.

In 2016, a trip to the ER lead to a leukemia diagnosis for Lindsay. He went through chemotherapy with Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, but the disease was never fully cured.

Fast forward to 2020, the leukemia came back. Through a bone marrow transplant from his daughter, radiation and chemotherapy, Lindsay was able to beat cancer.

Today, Lindsay is getting his stride back, enjoying time with his incredible wife, two children and one fur child named Naomi. 

In his own words, watch Lindsay tell his story below:




*The health story shared here may portray atypical results of survival for this type of cancer, given its severity and stage. Atypical results are considered surviving a cancer that has less than a 50% five-year survival rate. Patients should consult an expert to discuss specific treatment plans and the possible outcomes before making medical decisions.


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