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Stewarton woman's leg saved with remarkable surgery after bone cancer diagnosis

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An Ayrshire cancer patient is getting back to normal life after her leg was saved during remarkable surgery in the middle of Covid restrictions.

The extraordinary operation carried out at the NHS Golden Jubilee Hospital in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, during the pandemic to save Jan Ritson’s leg was a resounding success.

Almost two years after the Stewarton woman’s shin bone was removed, sent to another hospital for radiation treatment and then reinserted back into her leg during a 12-hour procedure, keen golfer Jan is making the most of life after her recovery period.

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