Experts Available for Interviews on Lance Armstrong's Broken Collarbone

Article ID: 550370

Released: 23-Mar-2009 3:45 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: University of North Carolina Health Care System

Newswise — Lance Armstrong broke his collarbone today in a bike race in Spain. See

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This is a set-back for the seven-time winner of the Tour de France, who had planned an unprecedented return to the Tour this July after three years of retirement.

Two orthopaedic surgeons at UNC, Dr. Douglas Dirschl and Dr. Laurence Dahners, are prepared to talk to media about how this type of collarbone fracture can be treated and the road to recovery that Armstrong may face.