Honored Kid

Sylvia Fajardo

Sylvia Fajardo Kid Photo


Las Cruces, NM, US


Ewings Sarcoma & Osteosarcoma

Date of Diagnosis

December 1970


Passed away

Treated At

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Change your kid's logo

My Story

This is my sister, Sylvia. She was first diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma when she was 9 yrs old and underwent experimental treatment at M.D. Anderson. She did not have to have her leg amputated and instead underwent radiation along with the chemotherapy treatment. Because of this she was one of the first people, if not the first person, to have a hip replacement on a radiated area. Hopefully saving others from having no other option than to have their limb removed. She survived this cancer only to be diagnosed with osteosarcoma when she was 16 yrs old. I am glad to say that she survived this cancer as well and went on to marry, adopt children and volunteer her time in making a difference in the lives of children. She did this until her death on January 25, 2010 from complications of ovarian cancer. I honor her because she blessed me and so many others, with her life.

The Childhood Cancer Ripple Effect

Help Give Kids a Lifetime

Infants, children, teens and young adults are depending on us to find cures for childhood cancers — and to give survivors long and healthy lives.

Support lifesaving childhood cancer research today.

Photo submission policy

Please read the photo submission policy and accept below.

By submitting a photograph of yourself on www.StBaldricks.org, you agree to the following terms and conditions for submission of your photograph:

We strongly encourage all users to submit a before and after photo, so that donors and fellow participants can easily recognize and relate to one another.

Any photo containing cartoons, comics, celebrities, nudity, pornography, sexually explicit images or any copyrighted image (unless you own the copyright) is not permitted. This is because photos of celebrities and cartoon or comic images are generally copyrighted by the owner.

Uploading images of other people without their permission is also prohibited.

This photo submission policy applies to StBaldricks.org users. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation reserves the right to review all photos and to remove any photo for any reason at our sole discretion. If you see a photo on StBaldricks.org that you believe does not conform to this policy, email to WebQuestions@StBaldricks.org