I first posted this last year. Since I reposted my review of this movie, I thought some of my new readers might also be interested in this assessment of the science behind the movie.
As you know, since being diagnosed with a spinal cord tumor, I have been trying to gather resources to help others who are dealing with a similar diagnosis. Someone recommended that I watch the movie 50/50, and after completing my own review of the movie 50/50, I found this review that looks at the science behind the movie. I thought it was interesting. So, here is the low down on the science behind the movie: https://scienceonscreen.wordpress.com/2016/11/16/5050/