Tag Archives: Recurrence

Rachel’s Story

Askin’s Tumor at the spine Age at Diagnosis: 15 Year of Diagnosis: 1998 Location: Midwest Diagnosis: I was playing high school field hockey (fall 1998) and my back hurt more and more each day. The pediatrician thought it was from … Continue reading

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Kyle’s Story

Ewing’s sarcoma at the spine Age at Diagnosis: 16 Date of Diagnosis: 1986 Hospital: University of Kansas Medical Center Team: Dr. Sarah Taylor and Dr. Burton Diagnosis: I first went to the doctor in 1986 complaining of numbness and soreness … 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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Nicky’s Story

Ewing’s Sarcoma in soft tissue near the pelvis Age at Diagnosis: 23 Year of Diagnosis: 2000 Location: New York State Diagnosis: I found the lump in June and my doc told me it was nothing to worry about. So as … Continue reading

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Allan’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the Distal Radius Age at Diagnosis: 23 Year of Diagnosis: 1976 Location: Canada Diagnosis: I first went to my family doctor in August of 1976. At that time I thought I had broken the arm. The doctor took … Continue reading

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Trista’s Story

Low-grade Osteosarcoma at the skull (orbit) Age at Diagnosis: 22 Date of Diagnosis: 2003 Location: Oregon Diagnosis: During the summer of 2003 I was experiencing blurry vision in my right eye and minimal swelling. I thought that I was having … Continue reading

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Bill’s Story

Chondrosarcoma at the ribs Age at Diagnosis: 60 Date of Diagnosis: 2004 Location: Australia Diagnosis, Treatment and Metastases: In 2004 I was diagnosed with a chondrosarcoma on my rib cage that went from the size of a prune to a … Continue reading

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