Tag Archives: Femur (lower)

Kristin’s Story

When I was in 6th grade I was doing competitive dance and played soccer. I had bad pain in my left knee so my mother took me to the doctor. She said I was overly active and to take a … Continue reading

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Lori’s Story

In May of 2000, everything I thought I knew about my life changed.  I had just come home from a trip to New York to visit my grandparents.  It was a very normal day, and while showering I noticed a … Continue reading

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Marcy’s Story

Parosteal osteosarcoma at the distal femur Age at Diagnosis: 37 Date of Diagnosis: August 2006 Location: Nebraska Surgeon: Sean McGarry at UNMC Diagnosis: I first saw my family physician in August feeling soreness around my right knee. He determined I … Continue reading

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Charlene’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the Distal Femur Age at Diagnosis: 25 Year of Diagnosis: 1996 Location: New York State Surgeon: Dr. Dempsey Springfield (now practicing in Boston) Diagnosis: I was diagnosed on May 22, 1996 at the age of 25 with osteogenic … Continue reading

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Katie’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the distal femur Age at Diagnosis: 21 Date of Diagnosis: February 2007 Location: Near Halifax, United Kingdom Hospital: St. James University Hospital Team: Dr Dan Stark, Dr Tillman and Dr. Grimer Diagnosis: I had been having pain in … Continue reading

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Sally’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the distal femur Age at Diagnosis: 27 Date of Diagnosis: 2005 Location: United Kingdom Hospital: Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham Diagnosis: I first started with knee pain in October 2004, but my GP put it down to a … Continue reading

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Astrid’s Story

Ewing’s sarcoma at the distal femur Age at Diagnosis: 44 Date of Diagnosis: 1989 Location: Norway Hospital: Haukeland Sykehus Diagnosis: I experienced pain in my femur while sitting on a sofa with my feet outstretched and my son on my … Continue reading

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