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Fundraiser held for nurse practitioner with rare brain tumor

Posted at: 09/06/2013 7:47 PM



A fundraiser was held Friday night for a nurse practitioner at Strong Hospital who was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor. 

Desiree Stockholm is a nurse practitioner in neurology at Strong Hospital. In January, she was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor. The cancer has spread. She's heading to Los Angeles for a risky surgery, not available anywhere else in the U.S. and she needs help raising money to cover her expenses.
 
The event was held from 7:00p.m. to 11:00p.m at the Fit Gym on West Commercial Street in East Rochester. Tickets are $25 at the door. 
 
For more information on how you can help Desiree, click here.