Category Archives: Patient post

Thoracic outlet syndrome: Why I smile for life

Throughout my life I have been blessed with many gifts. I am a daughter, a sister, a friend, a student and an athlete. I have woken up for 17 years … Full Entry »

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We have our USP7 family

For most of our 7-year-old daughter Tess’s life, we’ve been on our own. Her ultra-rare mutation in her USP7 gene has no awareness day, bumper sticker or fun run. Sure, … Full Entry »

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It happened

At mile 5.2, it happened. And I had another 4.1 miles of my 15K race to go. It happened as a single sharp and very pronounced pain in the center … Full Entry »

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Victoria’s journey to a diagnosis

Victoria was born full-term at 39 weeks via a planned C-section. There were no problems throughout my pregnancy and nothing was detected during regular OB visits. On Thanksgiving (at 2 … Full Entry »

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From Dallas to Houston: Tyler’s battle with osteosarcoma

Our son Tyler was a healthy, happy, smart, normal 8-year-old. He had a love for baseball and all things outdoors. He was looking forward to starting fall baseball.  Tyler mentioned … Full Entry »

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