Family's unexpected news inspires action

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Nancy Perri's husband was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor.  it's called an oligodendroglioma and required a considerable amount of treatment.

Doctors told her because it's so rare, and considered a "good" kind of tumor to have because it's treatable, there isn't much awareness or funding for it.

Nancy decided to start a foundation to create awareness and help pay to expand clinical trials for a tumor vaccine.

She visited WBTV News Saturday Morning to talk about it.  For more information on Operation Oligocure click here.

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