When Cancer & Pregnancy Collide
Photo: Minnie and Paul Narth
When the chemo failed to clear the brain cancer, too, the doctors had just one weapon left: 13 days of low-dose, full-brain radiation. Minnie and Paul were told to "hope for the best but prepare for the worst."
Minnie doesn't remember much of it, except for one feeling. "There was no way I was going to give up my child. There was no way I was going to give up seeing him grow up into a man, dancing at his wedding. There was no way. He's the only one I can have. He's my gift," she said.