cindymcneil's Journey with High-Grade, Osteosarcoma

Family/Friend: Bone Cancer > Osteosarcoma (Also called Osteogenic Sarcoma) > High-Grade

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 9 years ago, Female, Age: 23, Stage Recurrent

  1. 1
    about 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    My daughter was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in her right femur in May of 2008. She was 13 years old.

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  2. 2
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Diagnosis was followed by 3 months of chemotherapy with all treatments being inpatient. 2 cycles of cisplatin, methotrexate and doxirubicin.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    In August my daughter underwent surgical resection of the tumor in her right femur with limb sparing procedure.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. 4
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    surgery was followed by 6 more months of inpatient chemotherapy treaments.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. 5
    about 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Finished treatment February of 2009 with no evidence of disease.

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