June 19, 2024

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Northglenn family raising awareness for rare pediatric brain cancer

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NORTHGLENN, Colo. (KDVR) — The Stegmueller family is hoping to get the word out about a terminal disease this brain cancer awareness month.

The family is counting their blessings, happy to be home this Mother’s Day. 

“To be here on Mother’s Day, all of us, in our own house, where we don’t have to worry about getting to the doctor or flights, it’s relaxing. It’s so nice,” Kristin Stegmueller said. 

Kristin’s daughter, Mary, has Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas (DIPG), a rare form of pediatric brain cancer. With this month being brain cancer awareness month, the family is hoping to get the word out about this terminal disease. 

“When she was diagnosed, they said we have six to nine months and that we could enjoy our time, or if we were…

Samantha Spitz

2023-05-14 21:40:55

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