Blood Drive Being Held For Catherine MaultsbySep 22nd, 2011 | By Lynette | Category: Editorials, Front Page
By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
A blood drive will be held for Catherine Maultsby on Saturday, Sept. 24.
The blood drive will be held in the Winn-Dixie parking lot in Madison from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Catherine is undergoing chemotherapy for a rare form of bone cancer called osteosarcoma. The disease is not very common, with only from 400-800 diagnoses per year. It generally affects children in their teens while they are growing fast. The condition is usually in the long bones, such as the femur or tibia.
Catherine’s leg was amputated earlier this year and she is undergoing chemotherapy to make sure that all of the cancer is eradicated.Please stop by and donate blood in Catherine Maultsby’s name this Saturday. Please visit Catherine’s Caring Bridge web page at www.caringbridge.org/visit/catherinemaultsby.