Jacqui McCloy and son

Sharing the real-life stories of people affected by sarcoma in one way or another. 

We’re sharing your stories all through the year. Do you have a sarcoma story to share? Get in touch on tenyears@sarcoma.org.uk.

Jacqui McCloy and son

Jacqui Napier

'In March 2019 I gave birth to a healthy happy boy. It had taken many years after several miscarriages, rounds of IVF, and then finally I became pregnant naturally. The pregnancy had been going well with no issues apart from a pain in my left leg that started five months in. My leg was swollen and throbbing. With each week, the swelling in my knee got worse...' [READ MORE]

Andrea Ruano, Brad Gudger and Katherine Mills from Alike

Andrea Ruano & Katherine Mills

Andrea Ruano was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma when just 15 years old and living in Spain. 

Told she had just a 30% chance of surviving, Andrea began 6 rounds of chemo, stem cell transplants and the first of 14 surgeries leading to the amputation of her leg earlier this year. [READ MORE]