Family Gathered Together

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Title: Family Gathered Together
Description: An adult African American man is outdoors with his wife and three children. He was diagnosed as having osteogenic sarcoma of the upper left arm. Surgeons implanted a metal rod in place of the cancerous bone; a new technique. Since the muscle and tendon were saved, he still has use of the arm. The procedure was possible since his cancer had not spread.
Topics/Categories: Cancer Types -- Bone Cancer
People -- Adolescent/Young Adult
People -- Adult
People -- Child
People -- Family/Friends
Type: Color, Photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Linda Bartlett (Photographer)
AV Number: AV-8000-0541
Date Created: 1980
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.