Michael Strahan uncovers his daughter’s cancer determination on ‘Good Morning America’

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  • Good Morning America host and former NFL player Michael Strahan announced on his show Thursday that his teenage daughter was recently diagnosed with medulloblastoma, a rare brain tumor.
  • This is something so personal that I didn’t know if that was something she wanted to share,‘‘ Strahan said.
  • But her 19-year-old student at the University of Southern California, Isabella Strahan, decided to tell her own story to GMA’s Robin Roberts.
  • Michael Strahan then took her to the doctor.
  • Roberts said she had to undergo emergency surgery the next day to remove the tumor.
  • Isabella has undergone 30 radiation treatments and will begin chemotherapy at Duke University in February.
  • Isabella she had to undergo rehabilitation for a month and learn to walk again.
  • ‘‘I’m really looking forward to this whole process being over, but I think I’m going to have to live all of this every day,‘‘ she said.
  • Content proceeds will be donated to Duke University’s Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center.
  • Health Red Cross declares emergency blood shortage as number of donors hits 20-year low She said: “I want to be a voice and a speaker for people who need chemotherapy and radiation treatments.
  • Michael Strahan said the experience changed his outlook on life and emphasized the importance of support.
  • “Perspective is important,” Isabella said.
  • Michael Strahan says, “I’m grateful for just doing something, like going for a walk or seeing a friend, because when I can’t do something, it affects me so much.
  • ” Michael Strahan says, I did.
  • ‘‘I’m the happiest person in the world because I have a wonderful daughter and I know she’s going through this.

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