What I Don't Have, What I Can't Have: an Obvious Cure for Brain Cancer

I’m now more than five months into the brain cancer that will probably take me to the Egress -- and I feel like a character out of Star Trek.Star Trek: Voyager was about a starship that was suddenly tossed into a place where nobody onboard had ever been. It was so far from home that most of the crew was not likely to survive the long return using “standard” starship technology. A series of ambitious attempts to use better science included a bunch of failures and a few successes. The show lasted seven seasons.Seven years of survival would make me a winner: The median survival for glioblastoma, also known as glioblastoma multiforme, or GBM, is about 15 months. (We published my story a couple of months ago about how my case was discovered. You can find it at dallasnews.com/jeffweiss.)   Continue reading...

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