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October 22, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Rallying Around ‘Jack’ – Buying Time for 11-Year-Old Who Touched the Hearts of His Care Team

By Uma Thangaraj Uma Thangaraj (@uthangaraj)

He melts hearts with his infectious smile, cheerful attitude and frequent magic tricks. But the slogan on Haonan Jiang’s T-shirt, which reads “Tough as Nails,” is a more accurate summation of his spirit, and the fight he and his family have been waging. The 11-year-old from Beijing, China, prefers to be called “Jack.” He is suffering from […]

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Tags: anaplastic astrocytoma, Cancer, Dr. Amulya NageswaraRao, Dr. Nadia Laack, Dr. Sherilyn Driscoll, Mayo Clinic Children's Center


October 13, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Morgan Tyner: Overcoming Brain Cancer

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard (@susanashephard)

In the fall of 1990, Morgan Tyner experienced a moment that would change his life forever. While at work, Morgan, a newly practicing dentist, suffered a seizure. After undergoing many tests over the course of several days, he received a very serious and life threatening diagnosis – anaplastic astrocytoma – an aggressive and fast growing […]

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