Neuro-Oncology Patient Stories

Andy Simon flexes his muscles

Andy’s Story

Radiation and chemotherapy treatments were no match for hard-driving Andy Simon, 52, which earned him a nickname in homage to the Man of Steel.

Andy Simon five years after

Andy’s Story – Surviving Brain Cancer 5 Years Later

Three college graduations. Three family weddings. The births of two grandchildren. Andy “Superman” Simon has cherished each of these milestones since he was diagnosed five years ago with a glioblastoma multiforme.

Bill's Story

Bills Story

One morning, TV anchor and reporter Bill Castrovince opened his mouth but could not speak. UH doctors found a glioblastoma wrapped around his brain's speech center. After surgery and treatment, Bill's motor function and speech has slowly but...