The boy with brain cancer

One child in Ohio not only beat brain cancer once but twice.

More and more children are going on to live full and happy lives after being treated for cancer. One child in Ohio not only beat brain cancer once but twice.

(WKYC) – Lon Riffle was just three years old, when he was diagnosed with craniopharyngioma, a brain tumor.

The toddler underwent an eight-hour surgery to remove the mass. It was successful, but it came back two years later.

“It’s not fun to go through a brain tumor. I mean, it hurts. It hurts going through the surgery and it’s not fun being in the hospital,” said Riffle.

Now after having two major surgeries to get rid of the tumors, his family says they feel blessed.

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