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Texas Children's Cancer Center first in Texas to magnetically lengthen nine-year-old's leg as she grows
Date:4/15/2010

ximately 15 patients in this country. Dr. Wang, pediatric oncologist at Texas Children's Cancer Center and Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine, and Dr. Marco, advocated for and received a "compassionate use" exception for the young girl, in order to implant the groundbreaking device. "Morgan has already been through a lot of treatment for her cancer," said Dr. Wang, Morgan's oncologist, "and this will prevent her from future uncomfortable surgeries."


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Contact: Carol Wittman
cmwittma@texaschildrens.org
832-824-2040
Texas Children's Hospital
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