Aurora BayCare in the News: Woman’s pregnancy uncovers cancer

Mon, Dec 9, 2019

Dr. Erik Johnson of Aurora BayCare is interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News

WHO: Dr. Erik Johnson, a colorectal surgeon with Aurora BayCare Medical Center, was interviewed for a story about a pregnant young woman’s colon cancer surgery.


WHAT: “As we were removing this cancer, the baby and the uterus was right there. We were very careful that we try to take all the cancer out but leave all the important things needed and not disturb the baby too much during that time,” Johnson says. “I didn't want to see him that day!”


WHERE: The story aired on WBAY Channel 2 News.


WHEN: It is available online. Watch the story here.


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