Mar 2, 2023
In this episode Dr. Audrey Nath speaks with lawyer, model, and brain tumor advocate Victoria Vesce. Victoria talks about symptoms she experienced that eventually led to her being diagnosed with two non-malignant brain tumors. Victoria shares what her recovery was like after surgery and why it was important for her to get involved with the National Brain Tumor Society. Next Dr. Nath talks with Dr. Justin Jordan, a neurologist and clinical director at Massachusetts General Hospital Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology and assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Jordan discusses nerve cell tumors like Victoria’s along with information about clinical trials and the importance of advocacy to support people with neurologic conditions and research funding.
Guest: Victoria Vesce @victoriavesce (Instagram) @victoriavesce_ (Twitter); Dr. Justin Jordan @jtjordan (Twitter)
Hosts: Dr. Daniel Correa @neurodrcorrea; Dr. Audrey Nath @AudreyNathMDPhD