The team’s vice chairman had malignant growth removed from left leg in April. Doctors opted to amputate the limb above the knee earlier this month when the wound failed to heal properly.
Mark Lerner has stayed away from the public's eye while managing his health
Nationals owner Mark Lerner said Thursday in a letter to a Washington Post columnist that he had cancer and had his left leg amputated.
Nationals owner Mark Lerner reveals that he had his left leg amputated recently and says he is now cancer-free.
The team's vice chairman had surgery in April to remove a growth from his left leg and was later forced to have the limb amputated when the wound did not properly heal.