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Sarcoma patient in Midwest follows oncologist across country
Ken Hunt is the kind of corporate hired gun who specializes in showing companies how to operate more efficiently and increase their bottom line. A management consultant based in Chicago...
Sarcoma: A cancer that should be taken seriously
“Cancer” is a very heavy word. For people who hear this word from their doctor, it can bring up a range of emotions, from anxiety to anger. Everyone recognizes the...
Finding an expert who truly understood
It started in 1998. Marjo Woodhull was in her mid-40s when her doctor felt something unusual during a routine Pap smear. A follow-up ultrasound identified a growth in her abdomen...
Grad student beats ‘rarest of rare’ cancer
Jung Soo Lee takes pride in what she’s accomplished on her own.  Born in Seoul, South Korea, Lee speaks perfect, unaccented English — she spent a few years of her...
Physician tackles the challenges of pediatric sarcoma
Pediatric sarcomas, which affect the bones and soft tissues of children and teenagers, are among the toughest cancers to treat. Pediatric oncologist Janet Yoon, M.D., is passionately dedicated to...
Ultramarathoner outruns sarcoma
“I’m a runner,” Mika Reiner Mayer said to her surgeon. “If you can’t save my leg, don’t wake me up!” In a few short months, Mayer’s entire life had flipped...
Sarcoma in children: What parents need to know
Because sarcomas are so rare, symptoms are often overlooked. It’s always wise to investigate anything unusual, and to seek out expertsWhen Ted Kennedy Jr., son of the late senator...
Sarcoma Awareness Month: the latest in treatments, clinical trials
When you ask Mark Agulnik, M.D., which of the many clinical trials he oversees at City of Hope excite him the most, he answers diplomatically, like a typical parent...
Sarcoma surgeon tackles toughest tumors
William Tseng, M.D., participated in City of Hope’s Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy while in high school. Now he’s a surgeon specializing in rare liposarcomas William Tseng, M.D...
Magnets move mountains for bone cancer patient
Most of us don’t break into tears when we buy shoes. It’s hardly an emotional experience. Unless you’re Eddie Ramirez. Two years ago, the 24-year-old from West Covina...