I Want to be Able to Live a Normal Life

Brooke was diagnosed with a grade II astrocytoma when she was 20-years-old.

Brooke received the standard of care for her brain tumor including surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. She continues to receive routine scans to monitor any growth, but she continues to know there’s “a spot in her head”

I don’t care if this spot is there for the rest of my life. I just want to be able to live a normal life.

Prior to surgery, Brooke was having what were later determined to be partial seizures. She fortunately has had known since her surgery.

A year before she was diagnosed, Brooke was training for fitness competitions. After her surgery, she had to work to extremely hard to get back to the fitness level she was and build her endurance back up.

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