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Archives for September 2017
Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma survivor stories needed to encourage me
Hi. I'm 5 months post surgery after having had a 5lb Liposarcoma removed from my abdomen. I was fortunate that I did not lose any organs during surgery and was deemed to have had a 'surgeons dream' of an operation due to the unusual lack of complexity. No treatment afterwards, follow up surveillance once a year. I should…
Leiomyosarcoma of the Inferior Vena Cava
I am a 71 yr old female in excellent health, felt good and looked GREAT (so I was told constantly, LOL) until March 2017 when I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Leiomyosarcoma in the retroperitonal area. The tumor was 5.5 cm when it was found. The tumor had invaded and blocked the Inferior Vena Cava, which compromised my right…
Can you help me find a treatment for metastasised osteosarcoma
Our 18 year old son was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in his leg in late November 2015. After 8 months of chemo and limb-saving surgery to remove the tumour, we were told his chances of survival were very good. Sadly, in July this year a small spot was detected on his lung one week from being 12 months since his last round…
High grade rhabdomyosarcoma
Hello all. I am a male in his 60s that just got diagnosed with high grade rhabdomyosarcoma. It originated in my lower right leg just below my knee. My tumor is greater than five centimeters. There is very little information in regard to this cancer in adults. I start chemo (MAID) soon and the doctors have indicated my leg…