The Sun Will Shine Again
by Adrienne Slaughter
As an upbeat, active single woman living in Hermosa Beach, CA, I live a fabulous life. But my life hasn’t always been easy. When I was just 14 years old, I faced my first of two rounds with cancer. And I was given only a one-percent chance of survival.
General Information about Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Adult soft tissue sarcoma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the soft tissues of the body. The soft tissues of the body include the muscles, tendons (bands of fiber that connect muscles to bones), fat, blood vessels, lymph vessels, nerves, and tissues around joints. Adult soft tissue sarcomas can form almost anywhere in the body, but are most common in the legs, abdomen, arms, and trunk.
Treatment Options for Adult Soft Tissue SarcomaTreatment options are determined by the stage of the sarcoma.
High Tech Feet On the Go
She is smooth as silk as she glides down the runway in the latest high-fashion swimwear. She skis, plays tennis and golf. Two years ago model Ivy Gunter was inducted into the prestigious International Models Hall of Fame. But Ivy's story takes a twist when you learn that she lost one leg from a malignancy in 1980.