Stories

Wanted – Your Stories

If you have a story to tell, just let us know through the Webmaster pdhallinan@gmail.com or speak to Jane Evans @ RJAH and we will give you a call back.

Oswestry Patient Stories

Ifor

Recurring Liposarcoma (soft tissue sarcoma)

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My journey with sarcoma started in the summer of 2004 when one morning I noticed a lump on my left thigh, this was the day after I had done a fast run (well it was fast for me, it would not have counted as a stroll in the park for Mo).

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Sarah’s story

Synovial Sarcoma

Sarahs Story

Hi, I’m Sarah I am 34 years old, I have a Partner called Andrew and an 8 year old Daughter called Taylor, I would like to share my story with you.

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Gail’s story

Dedifferentiated Chondrosarcoma

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Hi, My name is Gail I’m 68 years old, I was diagnosed with Dedifferentiated Chondrosarcoma in my upper left arm, it was a really big decision to either have my arm removed or keep it on –

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Lisa’s story

Ewing’s sarcoma

 

Mum & Baby

Lisa is living proof life goes on after sarcoma and her attention is very much on a new arrival, baby Eva, congratulations Lisa to both you and your partner.

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Frank’s story

 

Alive kicking and in remission, Franks blow by blow story

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Clair’s story

Chondrosarcoma

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When I was first told that I had a Chondrosarcoma, the first thing I wanted to do was to find out as much information as I possibly could (hello Google!). Once the science geek in me had read all there was on the technical side of things (the Sarcoma UK website is fantastic for that), I wanted to find out how other people  had coped………..

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Ian’s story

Osteosarcoma

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I am one legless, Ian Carruthers. I was brought up in Timperley in Cheshire, but now I live near Bolton Lancashire. I’m here to tell you about my experience linked to Sarcoma cancer. I’ll tell you about the lead up to it, how it was dealt with and my experience here. The whole idea of this is to, hopefully, encourage you to share your experiences which will help others.

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Paul’s story

Osteosarcoma

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What a Sh*t year 2015 turned out to be, as they say I was robbed even before it started, robbed of my eagerly anticipated trip down to Devon, a few nights on a brand new Tesco special “Put me up” double air bed, and a New Year’s Eve party with a bunch of old friends I really wanted to spend some party time with.

Instead I found myself confined to the bowels of Inverclyde Royal Hospital, in Greenock Scotland, surrounded by surgically battered strangers, sneaking only the smallest tot of Malt Whisky to see in the New Year ,a very small consolation that really didn’t make up for the life changing events of the pervious couple of days.

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http://www.bcrt.org.uk/support/patient-stories/damian-harper

Peter Lloyd

http://www.bcrt.org.uk/support/patient-stories/pete-lloyd

Christina Waters

http://www.bcrt.org.uk/support/patient-stories/christina-waters

 

Other Inspirational Stories

I am adaptive – Luke Ericson

WARNING: This is a hard to watch clip of a young man who makes anything us Sarcoma survivors have to feel down about, seem very insignificant

Watch it until the end, it will inspire you to get on with your life, a truely amazing man.

Hats off to Luke

 

 

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