Karine was operated on by nationally known Neurosurgeon Micthell Berger M.D. at the University Center San Francisco Medical Center. She is a 32 year old mother to a 14 year old boy. She was diagnosed with Insular Glioma Brain Cancer in 2008. This life saving surgery aims to expand her life span by 10 years vs the expected 18 months. Her best friend Erika Tischler has gone to great lengths to support Karine and her family. She reached out to us via Facebook to gain our assistance and support. Read her story published on the Charlotte Observer newspaper.