50/50 – Science Behind the Movie

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 othersContinue reading “50/50 – Science Behind the Movie”

50/50 – Science Behind the Movie

Originally posted on Cancer on Screen:
50/50 is a comedy drama about a 27 year old Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and his rare diagnosis of Schwannoma neurofibrosarcoma, he is told his prognosis is a 50% chance of survival. The film has a 7.7 rating on IMDb and was actually based on true events of Will Reiser, the…

50/50 Movie Review

I have a confession to make. Some time between my diagnosis back in June and my surgery in December, someone told me that I really should watch this movie called “50/50”. So, I went on-line, did a little search, and a few days later the movie was sitting in my mailbox. For those of youContinue reading “50/50 Movie Review”