My Cancer Milestone and My Philanthropic Legacy

Most of us think, at some point in our lives and with varying degrees of urgency, about what mark we will make in this world and what legacy we will leave behind. The questions of legacy and impact became urgent and immediate for me back when I went to the Emergency Room one afternoon with what felt like an intense migraine headache. The kind ER doctor came out after taking a CT scan and said gently, “I have bad news.” The scan had revealed a tumor in my brain that we came to learn was glioblastoma, the aggressive form of brain cancer that has a median survival rate of 18…