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How CT surgeons replaced cancerous vertebrae through the throat of a patient who didn't think they would survive

How CT surgeons replaced cancerous vertebrae through the throat of a patient who didn’t think they would survive

Diane Ricard had her cancerous thyroid removed 11 years ago. Last year, however, the cancer returned in her spine, pressing on her spinal cord and causing her excruciating pain. Her neck was broken. Due to cancer, the sixth cervical vertebra in her neck had disintegrated and needed to be removed. “Actually, Doctor. [Ehud] Mendel said …

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