Greg Brooks Jr. has a uncommon type of mind most cancers, based on LSU … who offered an replace on the Tigers CB, simply weeks after he had surgical procedure to take away a tumor.
As we beforehand reported, Brooks underwent (profitable) surgical procedure on September 20 … and docs eliminated a big tumor from his mind. Regardless of the process, the prognosis wasn’t clear till this week … when docs introduced Brooks has medulloblastoma.
“For the final three weeks, Greg has been recovering from an intensive surgical procedure to take away a mind tumor that was positioned between his cerebellum and brainstem,” Dr. Catherine O’Neal, Chief Medical Officer at Our Woman of the Lake Well being, advised reporters.
“Greg’s speech and talent to speak has been impacted, and though he’s responsive and dealing every day with bodily remedy, he’ll face months of intensive rehabilitation.”
The excellent news is there is not any proof that the most cancers has unfold … and Dr. O’Neal says he’ll get a remedy plan from “nationally acknowledged specialists on this particular type of mind most cancers.”
The college has additionally launched a fundraiser for the previous 4-star recruit to assist elevate cash to cowl the medical bills together with journey, remedy, and remedy.
“He has a protracted journey forward,” Dr. O’Neal stated, “and can want the total assist of our neighborhood behind him as he faces this battle.”
Brooks — who transferred from Arkansas to LSU in 2022 — final performed on Sept. 9 towards Grambling State. During the last two seasons, Greg’s collected 74 tackles and a pair of interceptions.