brain cancer

Walk to raise funds for Flushing toddler’s chemo
Walk to raise funds for Flushing toddler’s chemo
Northeast Melissa Chan 6/06/2013 at 3:34PM

Kimberly Scott’s life changed in March, when doctors discovered a lemon sized tumor in her toddler’s brain. “They said in a week, he would have died if he didn’t have the surgery,” she said. Her 3-year-old son Alex now faces at least six months of aggressive chemotherapy after the cancerous brain tumor was removed. Hundreds [...]

Former Met Gary Carter succumbs to brain cancer
Former Met Gary Carter succumbs to brain cancer
News Steve Mosco 2/16/2012 at 6:21PM

Forever known as “the Kid,” former Mets catcher Gary Carter died at 4:10 p.m. on February 16 after battling brain cancer. He was 57. A key cog on the Mets’ 1986 championship team, the man best known for his leadership and clutch hitting was diagnosed with the disease after doctors discovered inoperable tumors on his [...]