Note to Patients: The following news is posted for archival purposes only. Scripps no longer has a formal partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center. We currently provide comprehensive cancer care through Scripps Cancer Center.
10 News recently featured the story of Erich Boldt, who was in danger of losing his ability to walk after he was diagnosed with cancer in his pelvic bone.
Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center orthopedic surgeon Anna Kulidjian, MD, removed the tumor and became the first doctor on the West Coast to use an innovative experimental device to connect the remaining part of his pelvic bone to his femur.
Dr. Kulidjian obtained special approval from the FDA to perform the procedure.
View the segment on 10 News: Novel bone cancer procedure giving patients hope of walking again