Pinterest tag

A mother with cancer chronicles her daughter's fatal disease

JaneFrick__cancer4300x194
Claire Frick, left, gathers with some of her family including her mother Jane, and twin sisters Ellen and Hannah, far right, at their Little Canada home, Friday, February 17, 2012.

[Pioneer Press, February 26, 2012] Almost two years ago, Roseville Area High School student Claire Frick went to the emergency room with unusual bruises. She was diagnosed with a rare and deadly childhood cancer: Stage 4 alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma.

To make matters worse, Claire's mother, Jane Frick, was diagnosed with breast cancer in October. Both Claire and Jane have been treated in Radiation Oncology at Virginia Piper Cancer Institute - Abbott Northwestern Hospital. Read their story here.

Share this article