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Markus Inspires Other Pediatric Cancer Patients Through his Story

Tuesday, Sep 11 2018

Markus 9News

After an X-ray revealed a mass in his leg, Markus was diagnosed with osteosarcoma – a rare form of bone cancer. To save his life, doctors at Children’s Colorado had to remove Markus’ leg at the knee. Markus opted to undergo a Van Nes Rotationplasty, a groundbreaking procedure that replaces the knee with the ankle joint from the amputated limb, which allows patients to retain more mobility.

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