The Doctors June 17 2013 Recap
The Doctors June 17 2013 episode was all about having a positive outlook on life. The show literally focused on people who have kept positive attitudes throughout medical diagnoses and have been able to continue their living their lives. From reality star Diem Brown staying positive through her ovarian cancer diagnoses to a young boy who was born without arms who doesn’t let his condition get in the way.
The Doctors: History of Polio in The U.S. & Surviving Ectopia Cordis
Ectopia cordis is a rare disease where children are born with their hearts exposed or on the outside of their bodies. Most of the children with this condition do not live but Audrina survived a six hour surgery to save her life and her parents were on The Doctors to talk about this real life miracle.
Also, Dr. Travis Stork chronicled the history of polio in America and the vaccine that changed the path of medicine forever.
The Doctors: The MedGift Foundation & Diem Brown Ovarian Cancer
Diem Brown, a reality star and TV personality, stopped by The Doctors to talk about her ovarian cancer diagnosis. She opened up about getting the diagnosis in her 20s and then again later in her life. She talks about how staying positive both times helped her beat the odds, move on with her life and help others in a similar situation.
The Doctors: Bilateral Trans-Radial Congenital Amputee Baby Jameson
Baby Jameson was born bilateral trans-radial congenital amputee, meaning he was born without arms. Despite that fact, Jameson’s parents are determined to give their son the most normal life he can have and with the help of prosthetics he is learning how to do everything he couldn’t do before.
The Doctors: Experimental T-Cell Therapy Treatment For Leukemia
T-cell therapy treatments are controversial but it has been shown to cure certain types of cancers. Click the link below to find out how the treatment wiped out the leukemia of six-year-old Emma Whitehead.