In 2008, life for Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich (shown here with his oncologist Arthur Staddon, MD, medical director of the JKCC) seemed to change instantly and drastically. One day he was practicing football and preparing for his senior season after winning the conference’s Defensive Player of the Year award – and the next – he was being told he had Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. It was unknown if he’d ever walk again. And of course there was the question of survival. But Mark was determined to live, walk and return to football.
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