Tag Archives: Ribs

Marty’s Story

One morning as I was taking a shower I felt a knot on my back. That afternoon, I was told that there was a tumor on my 9th rib. I never had any pain or discomfort. One morning as I … Continue reading

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Katy’s Story

Ewing’s sarcoma at the ribs Age at Diagnosis: 19 Date of Diagnosis: November 2007 Location: North Carolina Diagnosis: I was having stomach pain and went in for a CT scan to rule out appendicitis. While that was clean, they mentioned … Continue reading

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Mariel’s Story

Ewing’s sarcoma at the rib Age at Diagnosis: 13 Date of Diagnosis: 2000 Location: Florida Hospital: Jackson Memorial Diagnosis: I was just 13 years of age when some medical problems started to arise. I had a bad cough, shortness of … Continue reading

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Tammy’s Story

Ewing’s Sarcoma at the ribs Age at Diagnosis: 12 Date of Diagnosis: March 1986 Location: Texas Diagnosis: I broke my arm due to a calcium cyst in 1985. At the start of 1986, I was having back pains. As the … 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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