Bryce Yelverton’s Positive Experience with LLS
Every 3 minutes someone in the United States is diagnosed with blood cancer. In the Fall of 2013, that someone was 27 year old Mississippi native, Bryce Yelverton who was told he had Hodgkin Lymphoma Stage 2B. While most would have heard the news as a death sentence, Bryce met the diagnoses with a surprising confidence. You see he had a distinct advantage over the disease right from the very start. Bryce’s father, Joel, had contracted the exact same disease 15 years earlier in 1998. Joel had fought through chemotherapy and radiation treatments and was declared to be completely cured 5 short years later. He had beaten it.
Friends Compelled by Love
It wasn’t the news they wanted. Each MRI sent to his doctor in Chicago verified that Adam’s brain tumor continued to grow in spite of the three previous operations, more than a dozen rounds of chemo, and a grand total of 33 rounds of radiation. Continuing to battle the debilitating headaches and seizures brought on by his grade II olligodendroglioma, Adam and his wife Samantha traveled to Chicago in October of 2014 for his second awake brain surgery in the same year…