BY Carolyn Gentry

Carolyn Gentry is a 12-year brain tumor survivor. She went through two invasive surgeries and radiosurgery treatment over the course of nearly four years before being declared tumor-free. She credits her faith, family and the care she received at MD Anderson for her survival. Now, she gets to enjoy retirement.   

In 2000, just two years after I retired, I was on an overnight shopping trip to Atlanta and became nauseated...