Fritz Urban is a 9 year old member of the St. Peter Community. He is the son of Joseph and Erika Urban, and has 3 siblings. Fritz was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare and aggressive bone cancer. Approximately 200-250 people in the US are diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma each year. While Ewing Sarcoma tumors are most frequently found in the pelvis or femur, Fritz’s tumor grew in his right mandible. Only about 1-4% of Ewing Sarcoma tumors are found in the bones of the face/head. Just to make things more interesting, Fritz’s uninvited guest isn’t a typical Ewing Sarcoma, but an Adamantinoma-like Ewing Sarcoma….. in layman’s terms his tumor is pretty much a unicorn.
(From “Fritz and the Uninvited Guest”)
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