What we hope for: time to bloom

By Susan Tweit

Living in the land of brain cancer is like riding a roller-coaster. One moment you’re on top of the world, and then whoosh, the track drops and you are hurtling down, down, down …

One recent week, Richard emerged from his fourth brain surgery seeming like his old self, responsive, engaged, and ready to emerge from the shadow of cancer at last.

The next morning, we met with his oncologist to review his quarterly MRI to check for new tumors. And down went the roller-coaster.

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