"My fight against BONE CANCER"

Montague, Jessica
September 2006
Dolly;Sep2006, Issue 431, p37
The article discusses the author's experience after being diagnosed with osteosarcoma, the most common type of bone cancer. She had to endure a lot of tests and X-rays after she was diagnosed to see if she was eligible for chemotherapy. She had attended a national camp for cancer patients in Melbourne, Victoria where she felt the support and friendship of cancer survivors.


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