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The Limb Preservation Foundation Receives $30,000 Donation from AlloSource | May 11, 2021
The Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF) received a $30,000 donation from AlloSource, a leading nonprofit provider of tissue donations used by surgeons to heal their patients. The donation will support the Limb Preservation Foundation’s patient assistance program, research initiatives and 2021 events. >> View the full release

The Limb Preservation Foundation Launches New Peer Support Program in Honor of Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month | April 1, 2021
The Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF) is marking Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month this April with the launch of a new peer support program offering one-on-one support to patients undergoing limb treatment due to tumor, trauma or infection. >> View the full release


How to Cope with the Possibility of Limb Loss
Thoughts on Life and Love
Limb loss isn’t something that many of us have to think about, fortunately. But for those who do have to think about it, it can be extremely traumatising.   Limb loss is often associated with significant life events such as war, illness, or shocking trauma such as a car accident. >> Full story.

It’s Sarcoma Awareness Month. Learn More About The ‘Forgotten’ Cancer
CBS4 Health
July is Sarcoma Awareness Month. Dr. Daniel Lerman from the Sarah Cannon Institute at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s explains why it is known as the “forgotten” cancer. >> Full story

Colorado woman talks about what it’s like living with limb loss
KOAA News 5
April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month, and a Colorado woman and cancer survivor is educating others about what her life is like every day. >> Full story

Limb Preservation Foundation launches peer support program
El Paso County and Fountain Valley News
With its substantial active and retired military population, limb loss is a familiar concern for Fountain Valley residents. What many may not know unless they have close family members struggling with limb loss is that the recovery process can be very involved. >> Full story

Cancer Survivor and Amputee Shares Story for Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month
Denver Post YourHub
Alyssa Liddle had just graduated college and was busy launching a new phase of her life when she noticed swelling on her right calf. She worried that it might be a blood clot, an odd condition, Liddle thought, for a healthy 22-year-old who had just hiked across Europe with her father. >> Full story

20 years after Columbine shooting, survivor chooses hope and ‘freedom over fear’
The News & Observer
Kacey Ruegsegger threw herself under a computer table and covered herself with a plastic chair as two young men with guns shouted and threatened to blow up the room. >> Full story

Colorado Springs teen continues to share story of shark attack, inspire others
KOAA News 5
19-year-old Hunter Treschl seems like your typical college student, when you first meet him. >> Full story

Lilly the lemon: Remarkable pooch overcomes cancer
Colorado State University
You might call Lilly a lemon. At least, her owners joke she is. “We were four days away from our first dog show when Lilly got sick,” said Barb Mason, owner of Lilly, a 9-year-old Great Pyrenees. “We started calling her our lemon puppy.” >> Full story


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