BY Maggie Howard

I never realized how many children got cancer until I came to MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital. But the story of how I got there is kind of crazy.

I played volleyball all through middle school. By the eighth grade, I was the setter for our team. During the second-to-last game of the season, another girl stepped on the back of my right leg and injured my knee. We treated the pain with ibuprofen and rest.

But my leg...

Cancerwise blog post: Maggie Howard, osteosarcoma, children’s cancer hospital