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VICC Surgeon Discusses Senator Kennedy Brain Cancer

January 21, 2009

Tuesday, January 20, 2009, during an inaugural luncheon, Senator Ted Kennedy suffered a seizure and was transported to a Washington, D.C. area hospital. The Massachusetts Democrat has been diagnosed with and is undergoing treatment for brain cancer. Dr. Reid Thompson, M.D., director of the Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center and vice-chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Vanderbilt Medical Center, discussed Senator Kennedy’s seizure and the challenges for patients with brain cancer during the online talk show, “Patient Power,” hosted by Andrew Schorr.


  1. Great segment!!!!!!

    Comment by Sarah — January 21, 2009 @ 3:31 pm

  2. Very informative. Thank you!

    Comment by Diane Coleman — January 21, 2009 @ 3:33 pm

  3. Outstanding explanation the of his situation and brain cancer. Thank you very much!

    Comment by Bob Spang — January 23, 2009 @ 4:17 pm

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