Tag Archives: After

Twins once joined at the head are thriving one year after separation surgery

Abby and Erin Delaney were once conjoined at the head and shared brain tissue and a major blood vessel. (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. ) A pair of North Carolina sisters who were once joined at the head are home and thriving over a year and a half after undergoing an 11-hour separation surgery, which was the… Read More »

North Carolina boy battling cancer reunited with dog after man makes 2,300-mile cross-country trip

An 8-year-old North Carolina boy, who is receiving cancer treatment in Utah, was reunited with his beloved dog thanks to the kindness of a complete stranger. (Becky Perry Patrick) An 8-year-old North Carolina boy who received a devastating and unexpected diagnosis of glioblastoma while visiting family in Utah over the holidays has now been reunited… Read More »

Teen finds tumour after sleep seizure

A teenager who discovered he had an aggressive brain tumour after having a seizure in his sleep has travelled to Thailand for treatment. A CT scan last April revealed Greg Lewis, from Bunbury in Western Australia, had calcification on the brain — most likely due to a vein bursting when he was a child. “I… Read More »