The DeAngelis family of Green Bank, Burlington County, has done more traveling together and enjoying each other’s company this past year than ever before.
Logan DeAngelis, 16, was diagnosed a year ago in August with Stage 4 glioblastoma, a type of brain tumor that is usually seen in men over age 50, said his mom, Tina DeAngelis. It is an aggressive cancer and already had spread to his spinal cord when back pain sent him to the doctor.
“We go to Phillies and Eagles games. We try to get everywhere we can with him while he’s feeling good,” Tina said. “He could wake up tomorrow and not be able to do things.”
Statisticallly, Logan is fighting tough odds, but he has youth in his favor. Children with high-grade tumors like Logan’s tend to do better than adults, with a five-year survival rate of about.....Continue Reading