By: Trevor Bacon On: August 23, 2016 In: Trending Comments: 0

What a golden opportunity this is to raise awareness about brain tumours and his type of brain cancer. “I hope that we have an opportunity to make it easy for people to donate. Maybe to text their next beer? ‘Text a Beer for Gord’ What Canadian wouldn’t do that?”!

When Dr. James Perry read the name on his referral email, he instinctively swore. As the head of neurology at Sunnybrook Health, Perry knew a surgical referral for Glioblastoma — an aggressive form of brain cancer that affects an estimated four to six in every 100,000 Canadians — was a very bad sign; as a lifelong Tragically Hip fan, seeing “Gord Downie” under patient was a shock he simply wasn’t ready for…