Tag: Osteosarcoma

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Knee Injury Turns Into Life-Altering Situation

July 18th, 2016

“Senior Year Surprises Can’t Sideline This Sports Fan” After helping win his state’s high school championship football game, Will injured his knee. Fluid was drained, rehab commenced, and this sports fanatic was quickly back doing what he loves – indulging in yet another sport, running for the track team. Like an annoying boomerang, his knee […]

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Amiya Moore

All About Amiya- Day of Shopping Fun

April 14th, 2015

“Amiya had a great day” In June 2013, Wish Kid Amiya started complaining about pain in her right leg and a lump was discovered. After a biopsy, Amiya was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer. Doctors performed surgery to remove the tumor and part of her tibia bone, then started Amiya on chemotherapy. […]

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Shopping for College in California: Molly’s Wish

October 28th, 2014

“Molly’s shopping day was just amazing” In late 2013, Wish Kid Molly started experiencing a sharp pain below her right knee. As an active teen, the pain was chalked up to over exertion, but four months later, after the pain grew unbearable, Molly couldn’t ignore it any longer. An X-ray revealed a tumor on Molly’s […]

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Prepping Ryan for College: His Brand-New Laptop

September 25th, 2014

My laptop will make the rest of my treatment a lot easier In September 2013, Ryan stubbed his toe, a simple injury that wouldn’t heal. Doctors did an X-ray and found that he did, in fact, fracture his toe. When it didn’t get better, doctors conducted more tests and discovered all the bones in that […]

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Angeline and John Fulton

My Wish was a Blast!

October 30th, 2012

Name: Angeline Age: 18 State: AZ Earlier this year, Angeline started having problems with her knee, which was swollen and very painful. A trip to the doctor revealed that she had a tumor in her femur and she was diagnosed with bone cancer, or osteosarcoma. Angeline was started on intense chemotherapy and underwent a surgery […]

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An Awesome Best Buy Shopping Spree

February 10th, 2011

Name: Malcolm Age: 18 State: TX After developing excruciating leg pain and a limp, a visit to the doctor confirmed that Malcolm was suffering from osteosarcoma, a cancer of the bone.  Malcolm underwent surgery to remove the tumor on his femur that resulted in doctors removing over six inches of his leg bone.  Doctors were […]

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