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Rare Surgery on Local Child Makes Headlines

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Dr. Fazel Khan

Stony Brook Medicine is in the spotlight after a unique surgery performed by Dr. Fazel Khan and his colleagues made a world of difference for a Long Island girl. A Van Ness Rotationplasty used Delaney Unger’s ankle to create her new knee, making it possible for her to keep dancing following treatment for osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer that has only 500-1000 new cases each year.

Read more on Fox 5.

— Elliot Olshansky 

 

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