Shanna Adamic was diagnosed with an Acoustic Neuroma that was pressing on her brain stem. This video chronicles her journey from being symptomatic, through diagnosis and treatment and finally recovery.
It's a great story that might have turned out differently, had she not gotten a second opinion, which is such an important step and one that ANA recommends to all patients. Seeking a team of doctors with substantial experience treating acoustic neuroma was a critical part of a great outcome. Visit the informational area of our website under the "Learn" tab for decision-making tools and the "Resources" tab for a physician/medical center directory that can help you get started on the path to a second opinion.