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Beating Brain Cancer

Dennis Grammar is a lesson in perseverance. The 66-year-old retired refinery worker is celebrating his 8th year of living cancer-free. He never lost hope as he battled a brain tumor that had metastasized from lung cancer. It was 2004 and Dennis started getting forgetful and it quickly worsened to the point that his wife Carol […]

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Surviving a Gunshot Wound to the Head

During the dark days that followed Hurricane Katrina’s landfall on the City of New Orleans, and the chaos that ensued, Officer Kevin Thomas, while on patrol, suffered a gunshot wound to the head while trying to arrest a suspect in Algiers. He was rushed to West Jefferson Medical Center where Culicchia Neurosurgeon John Steck, MD […]

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