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Nationals Principal Owner Mark Lerner Recovering From Cancer, Leg Amputation

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 18 / 17

Nationals Principal Owner MARK LERNER  on Thursday revealed he was diagnosed with cancer in his left leg earlier this year, and while he is "now cancer-free, complications following surgery and radiation treatment left doctors with little choice but to amputate the leg last week," according to...

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