Kristina Murphy Team Kristina

First post: Dec 15, 2017 Latest post: Mar 7, 2018
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In September 2017, Kristina was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor in her right frontal lobe. The week of Thanksgiving, she had an extended frontal craniotomy surgery to remove the tumor. 2 weeks later, the pathology report came back that the tumor was actually cancerous & that she has an anaplastic oligodendroglioma.

LASTLY & MOST IMPORTANTLY -  to those that live close by, we ask that you not discuss the pathology outcomes with your children nearby. Isla & Annaliese know their Mama had a brain tumor & that radiation therapy will follow surgery in order to kill the remaining cells, but because they know that cancer can be a hard disease, the word is not being used around them. It is so so important to us that they do not get more stressed out during this process as it makes our everyday more difficult when they are. We will eventually tell them but it will be when the timing is right for our family. Thank you for being respective of our wishes.

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