Tag Archives: Tibia

Janine’s Story

Chondrosarcoma at the distal tibia Age at Diagnosis: 42 Year of Diagnosis: 1995 Diagnosis: During 1993 I bought a small trampoline for use at home. I’d read it was good exercise and was keen to keep fit. I started to … Continue reading

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Deborah’s Story

Periosteal osteosarcoma at the tibia Age at Diagnosis: 20 Date of Diagnosis: 1993 I began having leg pain in 1992 when I was 20 years old.  It was a strange pain that I would notice when I was pressing my … Continue reading

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Cari’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the Proximal Tibia Age at Diagnosis: 28 Year of Diagnosis: 2003 Location: California Surgeon: Dr. Phil Wirganowicz, Oakland, CA I actually knew I had a tumor in my leg, because when I was 12, I cracked it while … 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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Andrew’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the tibia Age at Diagnosis: 19 Date of Diagnosis: 1984 Location: United Kingdom Hospital: Middlesex-London Team: Dr Jelliffe, Mr Sweetnam and later, Prof Cobb Diagnosis: I was born in Zambia in 1965 and am the youngest of three … Continue reading

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Jennifer’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the Proximal Tibia Age at Diagnosis: 13 Year of Diagnosis: 1989 Location: Florida, USA Diagnosis: I was thirteen and active in dance and track without a worry in the world, until my right knee started aching. It continued … Continue reading

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