Holly Butcher was a courageous young woman who recently lost her battle with Ewing’s sarcoma. She wrote a letter explaining what she experienced and what facing cancer taught her about life. She at too young an age had the great teacher “cancer” bring life into focus. Her words are very touching and are useful tips for […]
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Art offers a means of self-expression. Body Art or a Tattoo can often be a way to remember an important event, person or experience. Today I was more observant of a long-term patient’s body art. Just above her thigh incision used to remove a malignant bone tumor she designed a tattoo to remember her experience and celebrate […]
For each day in July, Sarcoma Strong will try to increase awareness by having at least one post message per day. Some will be educational others inspirational. Today, we are sharing lessons learned from a family who has been battling Ewing’s sarcoma for several years. Cancer is a journey of ups and downs that no one […]
Max Joseph Ritvo began writing at age 3 and when diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma at age 16 he turned to his craft to chronicle his journey. After a courageous battle Max died on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Read about Max below and look for his poetry book coming later this year http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/08/27/books/max-ritvo-poet-who-chronicled-his-cancer-fight-dies-at-25.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share&_r=0&referer=
I will never forget the day I met Ben Stowell in 2006. A fall out of bed led to a sore shoulder and an xray that revealed something bigger than an injured bone. It was Cancer! Osteosarcoma involving a majority of his arm bone the humerus. When we met I was still early in my […]
I recently asked a parent of a child with Cancer to share with me what he has learned about cancer, himself and life over the last 5 years battling cancer courageously with his daughter and family. Below are his comments, in no particular order. Cancer will take anything you allow it to take. Fear is […]
When Kaylin Andres was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma at the age of 23 she put her career in the fashion industry on hold and was able to find strength in humor and her imagination. The book, Terminally Illin’ is the product of her journey with cancer. http://invasioninc.com/TerminallyIllin//topsecret/BOOK1_FINAL_web.pdf What would you do if you were diagnosed […]
Every once in awhile ordinary people do extrordinary things. Matt and Tammy Hladun are those types of people. When they lost their infant son Will in 2009 to a rare malignancy, called a rhabdoid tumor, they did not isolate themselves. They harnessed Will’s spirit and strength to help and inspire others. They have been instrumental […]