Doctors Grow Ear Using Cancer Victim's Arm

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore rebuilt a woman's left ear using her own cartilage, tissue.
3:00 | 09/28/12

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A woman who lost her ear to skin cancer gets a medical miracle I knew we -- -- Walter was diagnosed with skin cancer for years ago and had to have part of her skull and most of her left ear removed. But doctors at Johns Hopkins hospital have rebuilt her left ear using the woman's own tissue and cartilage. -- had undergone several surgeries to complete the process the last major one was this week. Doctors say she has two more minor operations ago and if all goes well that new era will last for many many years.

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