In 2014, at age 20, Nick was diagnosed with left maxillary sinus osteosarcoma. He underwent extensive surgery: left inferior maxillectomy, left inferior and medial orbitotomy (and tumor resection), left ethmoidectomy. In addition he is undergoing chemotherapy treatment that is expected to last through November 2015.
In 2009, at age 15, Nick was diagnosed with right maxillary sinus undifferentiated sarcoma. Tumor was surgically resected and treated with radiation therapy to right maxillary sinus and alveolar ridge. No recurrence.
In 2003, at age 9, Nick was diagnosed with left ethmoid alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. He was treated with 42 weeks of chemotherapy and 31 days of radiation therapy. No recurrence.
In 1996, at age 2, Nick was diagnosed with unilateral retinoblastoma of his left eye. His eye was removed (enulcleation). No recurrence.