San Antonio teen fighting cancer receives four-legged friend to help with recovery
SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio teen who became an amputee due to a rare form of bone cancer hopes his new four-legged friend will be able to help him regain his independence. In January, Adams received Dexter, an Australian Shepherd-Blue Lacy mix dog, as a gift to become a service dog. AdDespite the cost, Adams’s mother said training Dexter to become a service dog is a must for her son. Adams and his family say they are forever grateful for the support from the San Antonio community, which has made it easier to deal with a difficult battle. RELATED: Dog rescued from San Antonio River may have found forever home, officials say
San Antonio teen thriving, helping other sick children while battling rare cancer
In July, Adams was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare type of cancer that affects bones or soft tissue surrounding the bones. But, with the prosthetic, I’ll be able to have no limits, and I’ll be able to work out. There have been a few silver linings during Adams’ cancer journey. And a lot of them, I don’t know,” Harper said. This year, Adams has not only been focusing on beating cancer but also helping other sick children.
Teen battling cancer encouraging San Antonio to donate gifts to pediatric patients
SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio teen battling cancer is putting his battle aside and working to bring a smile to pediatric patients by hosting a toy drive. Noah Adams, 17, was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, in July. In the meantime, Adams is hosting a toy drive for pediatric patients at University Hospital. From now through Dec. 16, he is collecting unwrapped toys and gifts for children as young as newborn age to 29 years old. Noah Strong Toy Drive collecting toys, gifts for pediatric patients.
Central Catholic High student with rare bone cancer back home after undergoing surgery, re-learning how to walk
Central Catholic High student with rare bone cancer back home after undergoing surgery, re-learning how to walkPublished: October 27, 2020, 10:42 pmA Central Catholic High School student battling a rare form of bone cancer is back home after undergoing surgery and is re-learning how to walk.
San Antonio student battling cancer receives special surprise
SAN ANTONIO – Noah Adams, 17, is battling Ewing Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer that affects about 200 children and young adults in the nation each year, according to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Adams’ life changed forever three months ago when doctors discovered the cancer after he injured himself while skateboarding. Adams has made the difficult decision to have his leg amputated to give him a better chance at beating cancer. Ma Hila’s Heart Project, a local nonprofit that helps families battling childhood cancer, was able to grant his wish. Adams and Harper say they’re grateful for the prayers, meal trains and other community support the past three months.