Tag Archives: Humerus

Bryall’s Story

I played international tennis until September 27, 2009, when my dream to become a professional tennis player was shattered. I was playing an interclub match when I broken my right arm and I hadn’t even hit the ball. I’ve never … Continue reading

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James’ Story

I suffered a pathological fracture to the left distal humerus in April of 2008, with no prior signs or symptoms. Diagnosis was confirmed by the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology as a De-Differentiated Chondrosarcoma. I was 42 years old at … Continue reading

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Jessica’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the Humerus Age at Diagnosis: 15 Date of Diagnosis: 1988 Location: Washington D.C. Hospital: Children’s Hospital Diagnosis: In June of ’88 (when I was 15 years old) I’d been having pain in my left arm — I thought … Continue reading

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Tom’s Story

Chondrosarcoma at the Proximal Humerus Age at Diagnosis: 40 Year of Diagnosis: 2000 Diagnosis: I had shoulder pain after exercise that did not get better. After 3-4 months I went to a sports medicine doc. His diagnosis was unclear, so … Continue reading

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Rachel’s Story

Chondrosarcoma at the Humerus Age at Diagnosis: 22 Year of Diagnosis: 1983 Location: United Kingdom Diagnosis: I had been complaining about a pain in my arm for about 18 months before it broke when I was playing golf. GPs had … Continue reading

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John’s Story

Chondrosarcoma at the Proximal Humerus Age at Diagnosis: 33 Date of Diagnosis: 1993 Diagnosis: I was experiencing left shoulder pain and weakness for a few years, so in April 1991 I went to an orthopedic doctor for evaluation. The doctor … Continue reading

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Julia’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the Humerus Age at Diagnosis: 20 Year of Diagnosis: 1982 Location: South Dakota, USA Diagnosis: In late 1981, I was working in a nursing home as an aide. I also had two small children at home and a … Continue reading

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