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12/1/2015 Latest post:
Bill's Story Continues... Round 2
In 2015 Bill began noticing hearing loss in his right ear and experiencing some balance issues. In June, doctors discovered an "atypical tumor" in his head. They believed the tumor was a rare sort of benign schwannoma and that the tumor, rather than Bell's palsy, had caused Bill’s face to start drooping back in 2011.
In December 2015, the tumor was successfully removed at Johns Hopkins, but turned out to be cancerous. Radiation followed in January and February of 2016 and Bill's clean quarterly scans have encouraged us to believe he was cancer free. However, a scan in June of 2017 revealed a lesion in his spine...