Tag Archives: Femur (upper)

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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Keith’s Story

Low-grade osteosarcoma at the proximal femur Age at Diagnosis: 47 Date of Diagnosis: 2003 Location: Colorado Hospital: Presbyterian St. Luke’s, Denver Team: Dr. Richard Hesky and Dr. Ross Wilkins Diagnosis: I went to my GP in late 2002 with chronic … Continue reading

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Brian’s Story

Periosteal osteosarcoma at the proximal femur with recurrence and lung mets Date of Diagnosis: February 2004 Age at Diagnosis: 24 Location: Illinois Diagnosis: I began having shooting pains in the fall of 2002 in my right femur while I was … Continue reading

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Aaron’s Story

It is a tough road, but there are so many beautiful things you see in others and how they show their love to you that it makes the experience worth going through. Continue reading

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Kent’s Story

Clear Cell Chondrosarcoma at the Proximal Femur Age at Diagnosis: 40 Year of Diagnosis: 2004 Diagnosis: My ‘experience’ started over five years ago, I was extremely active in most sports including running, skiing, hiking and baseball. I first noticed my … Continue reading

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Jean’s Story

Chondrosarcoma at the proximal femur Age at Diagnosis: 17 Date of Diagnosis: December 1971 Hospital: Memorial Sloan-Kettering in New York City Diagnosis: I first had complaints of bone pain at around age 13. I was examined by an orthopedist and … Continue reading

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Celeste’s Story

Chondrosarcoma at the Proximal Femur Age at Diagnosis: 48 Year of Diagnosis: 2003 Location: New Hampshire Diagnosis: I first saw a doctor in February of 2003 at the age of 48. I had pain in my right femur and went … Continue reading

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