January 2021

 

Patient Story: Finishing College Despite a Pituitary Tumor

okajimaIn an article from the Orange Coast News, 23-year-old food blogger Justine Okajima recounts how she discovered her pituitary tumor, got treatment and even finished college, earning an M.F.A.in Dance with a minor in hospitality management from Cal State University Long Beach.  Read more:

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11-year-old with Craniopharyngioma “Joins” UCLA Volleyball Team

matthew ignacioAn article in the Daily Bruin tells the story of 11-year-old Matthew Ignacio from Pico Rivera, CA who is battling a craniopharyngioma. Through a program called Team Impact, he has signed a letter of intent to “join” the UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles) men’s volleyball team, and has bonded with the athletes through music and video games. Read more:

Photo credit: Daily Bruin

 

Boy with Craniopharyngioma Raises Money for Charity

luke webberAn article in the Comet tells the story of a young teenager named Luke Webber from the U-K who is raising money for s children’s brain tumor charity called Anna’s Home, after undergoing surgery for a craniopharyngioma. He has raised more than 7,600 pounds  ($6,833) so far. Read more here: 

Photo courtesy Hayley Warner

 

 

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