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Magazine tells story of toddler who received artificial arm

In late 2008, a 3-year-old Lucile Packard Children's Hospital patient with a rare bone cancer became the first small child to receive a high-tech, telescoping prosthesis to replace the upper arm bone. My colleague Erin Digitale wrote about the limb-saving procedure - and the three agonizing treatment options facing the boy's parents beforehand - for the new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine, and Booster Shots' Tami Dennis discussed the piece last night. "We know how the saga has turned out thus far, but that doesn't make the story any less riveting," she writes.

Previously: Stanford Medicine magazine focuses on kids' health and Strong-arm tactic: Saving toddler's limb from amputation

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