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Artlet freshman succumbs to cancer at 19

Artlet freshman succumbs to cancer at 19

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By GILLIAN PATRICIA GERONIMO A LEGAL MANAGEMENT freshman succumbed to bone cancer on Saturday afternoon, just a week before her twentieth birthday. Maxine Angeli Blanco suffered osteosarcoma, the most common kind of bone cancer. According to Live Life to The MAX, a Facebook page created to generate support for Blanco’s battle against cancer, she was diagnosed in September with stage four osteosarcoma with lung metastasis. Blanco went through monthly rounds of chemotherapy and underwent amputation surgery in November. "Maxine earned her angel wings and [is] slowly going up in heaven. For sure all the other angels are thrilled in welcoming her," the page announced. Gab Sta. Ana, a Thomasian commerce student and Blanco's long-time boyfriend, said in a Facebook post: "Max...