Robert R. Cawley, D.O.
Dover, NH 03802
Dr. Korene Mosher of Portsmouth, 2019 Seacoast Cancer 5K participant, knows that life after cancer can be beautiful and limitless but sometimes the journey isn’t easy. After being diagnosed with osteosarcoma in 1990, Dr. Mosher underwent chemotherapy treatment, at just 12 years old. Eventually she received a femur transplant, underwent multiple limb salvage surgeries, and experienced multiple femur fractures. Finally, after 28 years of dealing with femur breaks
After her amputation, Dr. Mosher was referred to the Hanger Clinic, an organization that provides support to many bone cancer survivors and assists with prosthetics. No longer worried about her fragile left leg, Dr. Mosher moved on with her life as a new amputee. She was soon fitted with a running blade and embraced an active lifestyle. After participating in a triathlon, Dr. Mosher also joined The Hanger Clinic’s Seacoast Cancer 5K team, which was formed to rally in support of young amputee and osteosarcoma survivor, Kenny Sanborn, age 13. and 17 reconstructive surgeries, Dr. Mosher had her leg amputated in 2017.
Dr. Mosher works with cancer patients and amputee patients as a naturopathic resident doctor on the Seacoast and recently joined the Seacoast Cancer 5K Committee. About the event, she says, “This event is about community and supporting each other. We are all here to celebrate survivorship, share the messages of hope, healing, strength, and courage.”
THE RACE IS VIRTUAL. THE IMPACT IS REAL.
Learn more about the 2020 Seacoast Cancer 5K at SeacoastCancer5K.org.
Photo Caption: Marc Varano, Alex Tomaszewski, Korene Mosher, and other members of the Hanger Clinic’s team rallied in support of a young cancer survivor and amputee at the 2019 Seacoast Cancer 5K.
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