Just a few years ago it was rare to hear DIPG in the news- maybe brain cancer or brainstem glioma but not DIPG. Now though there is growing awareness-- and the stories not only use the initials but actually explain the bad and ugly of this tumor.
Here is a great example-- a story about a teen from Utah being treated at St. Jude that truly highlights the changes in awareness. There are the devastating facts about DIPG. There is also the face and spirit of a determined teen who “can do hard things”.
This article is associated with a six minute news video.
Her blog has received over a quarter million visitors.