BY Andrea Garramone

Andrea Garramone lives in Dallas and was diagnosed with an anaplastic astrocytoma, a type of brain tumor, in 2009 at age 28 and shortly after getting married. Now in remission, she credits MD Anderson for her survival and blogs about her cancer experience at

In 2009, neurosurgeon Dr. Frederick Lang saved my life. 

It all started when I began having horrible headaches. My primary doctor...