Tag Archives: Twenties

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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Charlene’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the Distal Femur Age at Diagnosis: 25 Year of Diagnosis: 1996 Location: New York State Surgeon: Dr. Dempsey Springfield (now practicing in Boston) Diagnosis: I was diagnosed on May 22, 1996 at the age of 25 with osteogenic … 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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Kelly Marie’s Story

Ewing ’s sarcoma wrapped around the spine Age at Diagnosis: 29 Date of Diagnosis: January 1996 Location: Southern California Hospital: City of Hope Hello, I am a 10 year Cancer Survivor. The medical term for my cancer is Ewing Sarcoma: … Continue reading

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Emily’s Story

Ewing’s sarcoma next to the spine Age at Diagnosis: 29 Date of Diagnosis: 2006 Hospital: Mayo Clinic Diagnosis: I was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma at age 29, six months after my marriage to my partner Elizabeth. I have to know … 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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Katie’s Story

Osteosarcoma at the distal femur Age at Diagnosis: 21 Date of Diagnosis: February 2007 Location: Near Halifax, United Kingdom Hospital: St. James University Hospital Team: Dr Dan Stark, Dr Tillman and Dr. Grimer Diagnosis: I had been having pain in … Continue reading

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