The Doctors February 28 2013 Recap
The Doctors February 28 shared undeniable proof that a positive outlook is everything when it comes to medical diagnoses. We learned the incredible stories of people who beat the odds even under the bleakest of circumstances. For these inspirational stories and more from The Doctors February 28, click the links below.
The Doctors: Surviving Ectopia Cordis & History of Polio in The U.S.
Ectopia Cordis is a rare, usually fatal medical condition in which babies are born with their hearts outside of their chests. Amazingly, a baby girl named Audrina survived a six hour surgery that saved her life, and you can learn her story on The Doctors February 28. Plus, Dr. Travis Stork detailed the history of polio in the United States and the vaccine that changed the face of medicine in the 20th Century.
The Doctors: Diem Brown Ovarian Cancer & The MedGift Foundation
Reality star and TV personality Diem Brown shared her story on The Doctors. In her early 20s, Diem was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and years later found herself facing the same struggle. Hear how Diem beat the odds and is now helping others who find themselves in similar situations.
The Doctors: Bilateral Trans-radial Congenital Amputee Baby Jameson
Baby Jameson was born a bilateral trans-radial congenital amputee, which means he was born without arms. Despite this, find out how Jameson’s parents are determined to give their son a normal life and how prosthetics are helping to do so.
The Doctors: Experimental T-Cell Therapy Treatment For Leukemia
Finally, The Doctors discussed an experimental T-Cell therapy treatment that could help find a cure for certain cancers. Learn how this T-cell treatment completely wiped out the leukemia of six-year-old Emma Whitehead.