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When your sons are both diagnosed with cancer

“There isn’t really a word that can describe what we were feeling,” recalls Ebony. Her sons Javon and Terell were diagnosed with cancer two years apart, when they were each two-and-a-half years old. “Javon had already finished treatment and we…

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Sarcoma Patient Sets Sights on Nursing Career

Twenty-one-year-old Amanda Lee has always wanted to be a nurse. But after being diagnosis with synovial sarcoma in 2012, Amanda suddenly had a more personal motivation to pursue her career goals. After seeing her primary care doctor for pain in…

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