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Five Brain Tumors Can’t Slow Lauren O’Prey

Imagine being 17 years old, a high school student who has always been healthy and active.  Then, at a routine eye exam the optometrist telling you “I think I see something behind your eyes.”  The doctor tells you not to … Continue reading

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Rylee Smiles Despite an Optic Glioma

This post was written by Jessica Buchannan about her daughter Rylee Buchannan. Our story begins when Rylee was 6 months old and was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1), which is a genetic disorder that could cause tumors to grow … Continue reading

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