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Today from 7 am – 5 pm, join Dani and The Pit Crew team to celebrate the birthday of Hannah Rosemeyer, Hannah Our Hero! Let’s make a special little girl’s golden birthday extra special!
Hannah was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer (Telangiectatic Osteosarcoma) in April 2018 and underwent aggressive chemotherapy, immediately ending this treatment course in December 2018. After two cycles of chemotherapy, Hannah had limb salvage surgery receiving a donor bone in her tibia.
In October 2019, Hannah needed surgery due to her donor bone breaking. This surgery resulted in complications sending her into emergency surgery and an overnight stay in the ICU. A short time after this surgery, she developed an infection of her hardware and bone, therefore needing a PICC line placed. Hannah received IV antibiotics until she developed complications from the PICC line and was switched to oral antibiotics to keep the infection at bay while she healed from surgery.
By fall 2020, Hannah had finished nine months of oral antibiotic treatment. Due to her infection, she had a bone that melted away in her leg, which required another bone graft. By winter 2020, she was beginning to have pain in her leg again. After a wait-and-see approach, we ventured to Madison for multiple tests to figure out what the best treatment plan would be for Hannah.
In spring 2021, we had decided as a team that amputation would be the best treatment with the hope to keep her out of the hospital longer so she could enjoy her childhood. In June 2021, Hannah had her surgery and has healed beautifully! She recently got her prostheses and is over the moon excited! It’s been a very long road or over three years of continued treatment since her initial diagnosis and she is the most resilient and fun little girl.
Hannah Our Hero!