The moral of the story, think outside the box if you want to stay there. She should have had the primary removed but couldn’t find a maverick surgeon to take it out even after she had cleared metastases to the brain and spine.
Doctors are seldom allowed and even less frequently motivated to deviate from standard of care, which frowns upon removing the dandelion (the primary cancer of origin) after the seeds have spread (the distant metastases).
“I feel fine. I don’t really have any symptoms of having cancer”