Items Tagged ‘Dr. Jeffrey Eckardt’

November 1, 2011

Teen Battles Osteosarcoma and Seizes Bright Future

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The doctors told Allie Newman that the pain in her right thigh was tendonitis, nothing to worry about. A little physical therapy and she’d be as good as new. Just one month later, in January, the 16-year-old avid skier and soccer player was diagnosed with an aggressive osteosarcoma in her right femur. Her dad, Bob […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Jeffrey Eckardt, Dr. Noah Federman, osteosarcoma, UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center