But Seriously: The Cancer Podcast

Kara Skrubis - Survivor of Osteosarcoma

April 30, 2021

Kara was diagnosed when she was 18 years old - she’s now 19. She’s a dancer, an artist, an animal lover, and a pediatric cancer advocate. She lives in New York State and she’s a double major in psychology, and health and human services. She aspires to work in child life to support those going through rough times.


0:00:00 How the cancer was found
0:09:45 Amputation the way to go
0:18:15 Prosthetic options
0:24:30 Getting acclimated to a prosthetic
0:32:45 Waking up without a leg
0:38:00 Phantom limb pain
0:47:30 Six months of chemo
0:58:40 Stroke symptoms
1:05:20 Physical Therapy


- recorded January 29, 2021

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