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David Robbins

David Robbins

David Robbins 3/22/1999 - 11/30/2017 David Robbins passed away peacefully at his Rockville home on November 30, 2017. He is survived by his loving mother Christiane; his devoted sister Gabrielle ; as well as the love of his life Alicia O’Neil, his best friend Alex Le,...

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Oliver Feldman

Oliver Feldman

Oliver Feldman Died 1/7/2019 Oliver Feldman was 16 when his right arm began hurting him. At first he thought it was due to a skiing trip with the scouts, nothing seemed to be broken and going to the chiropractor brought some relief. He had also been given the ok from...

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Jorge Ibanez

Jorge Ibanez

Jorge Ibanez 9/13/2002-8/19/2019 Jorge knew this day will come he planned a BIG CELEBRATION OF LIFE! Jorge will always be remembered for his endless jokes, big smile, selflessness and the gratitude he felt for what he call #TeamJorge that are all the persons and...

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Count Me In

Count Me In

Funding from the National Cancer Institute will help optimize patient engagement in research while studying osteosarcoma and leiomyosarcoma The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Count Me In, a non-profit research initiative that...

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Tumor Testing

In many adult cancers, at diagnosis, a biopsy of the tumor is done and some of the tumor tissue is sent off for genetic testing. Then, depending on the results of the genetic testing, a particular treatment is chosen by the doctor. For Osteosarcoma there is only one...

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Germline Testing

When a child is diagnosed with osteosarcoma very young (typically below the age of 10) or has a strong family history of sarcomas/breast cancer/GBM, or when a patient relapses, genetic testing may be mentioned. There are two distinct types of genetic testing looking...

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