Daniel Delacruz - Survivor of Meningeal Tumor
Play • 1 hr 56 min

DeLa is

A husband 

A father 

A musician 

A brain tumor survivor and 

A believer!

He is the saxophonist for the band slightly stoopid and also leads his own band Dela & steady rock easy.


0:00:00 Bringing awareness to others

0:05:08 Symptoms preceding diagnosis

0:09:25 Tunnel vision

0:13:15 Tumor doubles in size

0:16:13 Tumor responds to the threat

0:17:39 Brief synopsis of Bert’s cancer journey

0:24:18 Scott Palmer

0:29:54 When it all hit home

0:33:35 Full frontal bilateral craniotomy

0:39:37 Anesthesia or local anesthetic

0:42: 31 Dela wakes up completely blind

0:45:46 From the O.R. to the Stage

0:50:13 Radiation therapy

0:58:20 The power of music

1:03:19 Nurses our heroes

1:13:21 Dela’s eyesight returns 

1:16:08 The blessing of it all

1:21:21 Living fully/On Kilimanjaro

1:28:42 We go it alone

1:37:29 Radiation breakdown

1:43:40 Ringing the bell

1:48:33 Post-treatment follow-up




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