Tag Archives: Thirties

Crystal’s Story

Chondrosarcoma at the radius Date of Diagnosis: January 2009 Age at diagnosis: 34 Diagnosis & Treatment: I am an LPN working in a nursing home. In December 2008 I started pushing my med cart and noticed sharp pains in my … Continue reading

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Tara’s Story

Ewing’s sarcoma at the clavicle Age at Diagnosis: 30 Date of Diagnosis: November 20, 2006 Hospital: University of Mississippi Medical Center Team: Dr. Darryl Hamilton and Dr. Scott E. Porter Diagnosis: I had intermittent pain in my left clavicle beginning … Continue reading

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Marcy’s Story

Parosteal osteosarcoma at the distal femur Age at Diagnosis: 37 Date of Diagnosis: August 2006 Location: Nebraska Surgeon: Sean McGarry at UNMC Diagnosis: I first saw my family physician in August feeling soreness around my right knee. He determined I … Continue reading

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Maria’s Story

Chondrosarcoma at the pelvis Age at Diagnosis: 38 Date of Diagnosis: 2007 Location: Saratoga Springs, New York Hospital: Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham & Women’s Surgeon: Dr. John Abraham Diagnosis: I pulled a groin muscle coming off my horse in the … Continue reading

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Jeanna’s Story

Chondrosarcoma at the chest wall Age at Diagnosis: 32 Date of Diagnosis: 2007 Hospital: University of California Irvine Team: Dr. Huang and Dr. Abolhoda Diagnosis: I innocently went to wipe something off my shirt one day when I felt a … Continue reading

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Kaye’s Story

Ewing’s sarcoma at the tibia Age at Diagnosis: 32 Date of Diagnosis: December 2005 Location: San Antonio, Texas Team: Drs. Drengler and Williams at the Cancer Therapy Research Center Diagnosis: The first question everyone asks when I tell them that … Continue reading

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Kelly’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the tibia Age at Diagnosis: 38 Date of Diagnosis: 2006 Location: USA Hospital: University of Michigan Team: Dr. Sybil Biermann, Dr. Scott Schuetze Diagnosis: During October of 2006 my mother was dying of lung cancer. While caring for … Continue reading

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