Medication Shrinks Benign but Life-Threatening Brain Tumors

When Griffin Moritz was 10, he experienced what his mother, Debora, called "an explosion" of non-cancerous but life-threatening brain tumors. They were one aspect of a rare genetic disease called tuberous sclerosis that his family had dreaded, after he grappled with frequent seizures, autism and reddened skin bumps that doctors periodically lasered. Neurologists could only offer surgery for the growths that blocked the flow of cerebrospinal fluid bathing Griffin's brain and spinal cord. But...Full Story
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