Wayman Tisdale’s lengthy battle with cancer has taken another turn. The Oklahoma basketball legend had the lower part of his right leg amputated Monday.
Diagnosed early last year with cancer, he has been fighting it for the past 18 months. The surgery to remove the lower part of his leg is expected to eradicate the disease.
“I have complete faith that, with the Lord’s blessings, this surgery will eliminate the cancer from my body,” Tisdale said in a statement.
In February 2007, Tisdale suffered a broken right leg when he fell down a flight of stairs at his Los Angeles home. While examining that injury, doctors discovered a cancerous cyst just below his knee. – NewsOK.com
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