Youngster battles brain cancer a 2nd time
Shae McCord, 9, left, gets help from her little sister, Catlyn, 8, as they walk around the Walter V. Graham Aquatic Center in Vacaville, Tuesday. An MRI in November revealed that her brain cancer had returned. Since the diagnosis, Shae is losing abilities on the right side of her body. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)
VACAVILLE — Just seven months ago when the Daily Republic published an article on Shae McCord, she was a lively then-8-year-old involved in swim team and always on the go.
Despite still undergoing chemotherapy at that time, the only real visible sign of her fight with brain cancer was the tell-tale markings of former suture tracks that ran from her forehead to behind one of her ears. With her thick brown hair growing back, she did her best to keep the lengthy surgery trail covered.
Well on her way to recovery and looking forward to a Make-A-Wish Foundation trip to Walt Disney World in December, Shae, now 9, and her family . . . Continue Reading