Rally Kid Maddy: A New Year With New Hope

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By Maddy Roman Hi! My name is Maddy and I am 16 years old. After a year of excruciating pain and misdiagnoses, I was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, on February 2nd, 2018. This year has been rough (to say the least), but I wouldn’t trade it for anything. Throughout this cancer journey,

An Active Teenager’s Fight with Cancer: Maddy’s Story

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Sport-loving Rally kid Maddy has a long history of being on the go, so when she started complaining of knee pain two years ago, no one doubted it was just the product of activity. Cheerleading and softball taxed the teenager’s different muscle groups, an orthopedist said. Physical therapists put the then-13-year-old on a standard program.