Bone and Soft Tissue Tumor Program Patient Stories

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Osteomyelitis: Shlomo’s Story

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Shlomo was diagnosed with osteomyelitis, a rare bone infection, after complaining of pain in his ankle. CHOP got him back on his feet after over a year without walking.

Ewing Sarcoma: Jacob’s Story


When Jacob was 11, he began experiencing intermittent pain in his right leg. Since the pain came and went, he continued playing sports, but the pain worsened, and one night, it was so bad that it woke him up from his sleep.

Ewing Sarcoma: Sean’s Story

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Sean’s dream of becoming a kicker was put on hold, temporarily. Precision treatment for Ewing sarcoma put him back on the field, where he can one day make his dream a reality.

Ewing Sarcoma: Cameron's Story

A surgery to remove Cameron's right big toe and part of his foot to rid him of cancer did not stop him from enjoying his favorite sports.

Rhabdomyosarcoma: Dylan’s Story


After a year of treatment for rhabdomyosarcoma, Dylan shows no signs of the disease and his family is optimistic about the future.