Sarcoma, Reconstructive Microsurgery

When Megan was diagnosed with sarcoma, doctors told her she needed to have her leg amputated. Then she came to Penn. There, surgeons customized a plan and were able to remove the cancer, reconstruct her leg and get her back on her feet.
Because she was an athlete, Megan thought the pain in her knee was an old soccer injury. When it turned out to be cancer, she was told her only option was amputation. She went to Penn for a second opinion. Her oncologists, orthopaedic surgeon and reconstructive microsurgeons understood what was important to Megan. They worked together to customize a plan to remove her cancer, reconstruct her leg and get her back on her own two feet.

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