‘He’s an incredible warrior:’ Meet the rare cancer survivor cycling to raise funds for a cure

Evan Freiburg(NEW YORK) — A survivor of a rare form of cancer, who had part of his leg amputated as well as undergone radiotherapy, chemotherapy and multiple surgeries, did not let any of those factors stop him from leading a team of bikers this weekend at an event to raise funds for rare cancer research.

“Unlike the typical cancers — lung, breast, colon — it’s difficult to get funding for rare cancers, and a lot of patients have rare cancers,” Dr. Evan Freiberg, 43, told ABC News. “It’s very personal to me.”

Freiberg, who is a radiologist, was diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma, a …read more