Tag Archives: Multiple Cancers

Peggy’s Story

I had been in pain all year. The pain sharply accelerated during August. Two different sports orthopedians diagnosed me with a likely torn meniscus. I had assumed my arthritis was getting worse. I had been trying to stabilize my knee … Continue reading

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Carol’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the distal femur Age at Diagnosis: 13 Date of Diagnosis: 1967 Location: Minnesota Diagnosis: I remember my girlfriend and I were practicing cheer-leading routines as we were about to enter 7th grade and we wanted to be cheerleaders. … Continue reading

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Laura’s Story

Ewing’s Sarcoma at the Scapula Age at Diagnosis: 21 Year of Diagnosis: 1983 Diagnosis: Almost 1 year before diagnosis, I had pain in my left sholder (scapula). Eventually went to an orthopedic specialist who said it was bursitis. Had 2 … Continue reading

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Barbara’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the Distal Femur Age at Diagnosis: 19 Year of Diagnosis: 1974 Location: Nova Scotia, Canada Diagnosis: I remember a pain in my right knee that woke me up from a deep sleep in the middle of the night. … Continue reading

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