Therapy: Touch and go
The silver lining was the fact that Cooper‘s condition came with an 85 percent chance of survival. After surgery, then six months of chemotherapy and radiation, the prognosis was good.
However, after the second, three-monthly scan, doctors said the cancer was back. Suddenly the stakes were a lot higher. This time, Cooper had just a ten percent chance of survival.
“The treatment they’d used before needed to be increased and it was going to be a hell of a lot more intense this time around,” Mark says.