Guyanese woman only had a week to live

-before life-saving brain surgery in US

A Guyanese woman, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor, received life-saving surgery in the USA last month after a US-based Guyanese doctor learnt of her condition while visiting and volunteering here.

Melissa Williams, according to a WCHS6’s News Center, was diagnosed with a brain tumour, two years after suffering with chronic headaches. However, she was unable to have the surgery here since there were no neurosurgeons and doctors in Jamaica and Trinidad were too busy to take her case. “Looking at my daughter dying slowly, it’s hard as a father…,’ …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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