BY Marvin Crane

My name is Marvin Crane. I became a patient at MD Anderson’s Brain and Spine Center after removal of a metastatic renal cell carcinoma tumor in my brain. OK – that’s my status, but it's not who I am. 

My wife Debbie and I have been married for 46 years. I was a soldier; we married young and moved overseas. We had three sons, returned to the U.S. broke, and after a life of hard work and dedication, successfully retired...

Cancerwise blog post: How Marvin Crane survived metastatic brain cancer