Sydney in the hospital

When Sydney was diagnosed with an aggressive osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer which tends to occur in teenagers and young adults, she had several treatment options. Her family put their trust in UC Davis pediatric orthopedic surgeon Dr. R. Lor Randall and an uncommon surgery technique that would make a new upper arm using her collarbone.

“We found out that people come from all over the U.S. to see Dr. Randall for surgery,” said Sydney’s mom Kacy Engle. “We totally trusted him, 100%. We put our child in his hands knowing how serious he is about what he does.”

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