Although he rarely played, Todd Svoboda was a universally adored member of the 1993 UK men’s basketball team that made it to the Final Four, and will forever be linked to the Big Blue Nation.
Years after he hung up his basketball sneakers, Todd’s bond with UK became even stronger when he was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer. With the same toughness and perseverance that helped him on the hardwood, and with the help of an expert team at the UK Markey Cancer Center, Todd faced his disease head on.
- Learn more about Markey’s musculoskeletal oncology team, which offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of bone tumors, soft tissue sarcomas and metastatic diseases of the bone.
- Every day, patients turn to Markey – Kentucky’s only NCI-designated cancer center – for answers to difficult problems and guidance in the face of uncertainty. Find out why.