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Michael Strahan reveals daughter Isabella, 19, is back in the hospital after ‘rough’ setback amid brain cancer battle – days after she opened up about the horrific side effects of chemotherapy

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Michael Strahan has revealed that his daughter, Isabella, is back in hospital after a “hard” setback amid her battle with brain cancer.

Last month, the Good Morning America host’s 19-year-old daughter broke down in tears while discussing her diagnosis of medulloblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer, during an episode of the show, explaining that she had undergone breast surgery. emergency after doctors found a tumor. bigger than a golf ball” growing out of the back of her brain.

Now Michael, 52, has admitted that the 19-year-old, who recently started chemotherapy, has hit a roadblock in her treatment.

During an episode of G.M.A. On Wednesday morning, he shared, “She’s fighting this, but the last three days have been a little difficult because she had a fever, so I had to take her to the hospital.”

Michael Strahan has revealed that his daughter, Isabella, is back in hospital after a “hard” setback amid her battle with brain cancer.

Last month, the host's 19-year-old daughter broke down in tears while discussing her diagnosis of medulloblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer, during an episode of Good Morning America.

Last month, the host's 19-year-old daughter broke down in tears while discussing her diagnosis of medulloblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer, during an episode of Good Morning America.

Last month, the host’s 19-year-old daughter broke down in tears while discussing her diagnosis of medulloblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer, during an episode of Good Morning America.

Now Michael, 52, has admitted that the 19-year-old, who recently started chemotherapy, has hit a roadblock in her treatment.

Now Michael, 52, has admitted that the 19-year-old, who recently started chemotherapy, has hit a roadblock in her treatment.

Now Michael, 52, has admitted that the 19-year-old, who recently started chemotherapy, has hit a roadblock in her treatment.

‘We thought he would be home a few hours later, but it’s been three days. But hopefully she’ll be home today.

Michael added that it was “hard” to see his daughter “go through this,” but that he “knows she’ll get through it” because she’s “a tough young woman.”

Since opening up about her diagnosis on the morning show, Isabella has been documenting her horrific journey on her YouTube account, where she has amassed more than 21,000 subscribers.

Her father added about her decision to be so open about it online: “She’s [doing it] Yo‘in the hope that other people with the same diagnosis will feel supported and know that they are not alone.’

In a video shared last week, Isabella opened up about some of the terrible symptoms she suffered as a result of her chemotherapy.

At the time, he said that “everything” hurt and that he felt like he was “having a heart attack.”

‘My eyes are tired, it hurts to look around. “My whole mouth feels like I’ve had a giant root canal,” she continued.

‘Each and every tooth, simply ripped out and not even surgically reattached. My jaw hurts, the base of my tongue hurts. It hurts when I drink water.

During an episode of GMA on Wednesday morning, he shared, “The last three days have been a little difficult because she had a fever, so I had to take her to the hospital.”

Michael added that it was “hard” to see his daughter “go through this,” but that he “knows she’ll get through it” because she’s “a tough young woman.”

Since opening up about her diagnosis on the morning show, Isabella has been documenting her horrific journey on her YouTube account.

Since opening up about her diagnosis on the morning show, Isabella has been documenting her horrific journey on her YouTube account.

Since opening up about her diagnosis on the morning show, Isabella has been documenting her horrific journey on her YouTube account.

Isabella explained on GMA in January that she began suffering from “unbearable headaches” during her freshman year of college.

“I realized something was wrong probably since September,” he shared. ‘About October 1st, that’s when I definitely noticed headaches, nausea, [I] I couldn’t walk straight.

Her father added about her decision to be so open about it online: “She’s [doing it] in hopes that other people with the same diagnosis will feel supported and know that they are not alone.

Initially, Isabella said she mistook her symptoms for vertigo. Michael confessed that when his daughter told him about her symptoms, he never considered that they could be signs that she was fighting cancer, particularly because she was only 18 years old and “young, strong and healthy.”

However, on October 25, Isabella said her condition seriously worsened and the teenager revealed that she began vomiting blood shortly after waking up.

Joking that “This is probably not good,” Isabella revealed that she texted her sister to tell her what was going on and then “notified the whole family.”

It was at that point that Michael said the family decided Isabella “really needed to go get a full checkup” with a doctor, adding, “Thank God for the doctor… I feel like the doctor saved her life.”

Isabella said the doctor “did an EKG and other things” before sending her to another facility for an MRI.

In a video shared last week, Isabella opened up about some of the terrible symptoms she had suffered as a result of her chemotherapy.

In a video shared last week, Isabella opened up about some of the terrible symptoms she had suffered as a result of her chemotherapy.

In a video shared last week, Isabella opened up about some of the terrible symptoms she had suffered as a result of her chemotherapy.

And he added: 'My eyes are tired. My entire mouth feels like I have a giant root canal.

And he added: 'My eyes are tired. My entire mouth feels like I have a giant root canal.

At the time, he said that “everything” hurt and that he felt like he was “having a heart attack.” And she added: ‘My eyes are tired. My entire mouth feels like I have a giant root canal.

‘So I went to drink [the MRI] somewhere else and then called me and said, ‘You have to go to Cedars-Sinai right now, I’ll see you there,'” the teen recalled, adding that the doctor didn’t give her any more information about her diagnosis. At the time.

Once at the hospital, Isabella was told she had developed a “fast-growing four-centimeter tumor in the back of her brain” that required emergency surgery.

According to Michael, he was told about his daughter’s brain tumor before her, and explained that he “doesn’t remember much” about the moment he found out about her diagnosis, but that he simply “remembers trying to figure out how to get to Los Angeles.” Angels as soon as possible.

Isabella was eventually diagnosed with medulloblastoma, which, according to the GMA, accounts for 20 per cent of all childhood brain tumors and is typically found in about 500 children each year, most commonly in those aged five to nine.

On October 27, one day before her 19th birthday, Isabella underwent emergency surgery to remove the tumor, with Michael stating that doctors wanted to “remove it as soon as possible.”

Isabella explained on GMA in January that she began suffering from “unbearable headaches” during her freshman year of college.

Once at the hospital, Isabella was told she had developed a “fast-growing four-centimeter tumor in the back of her brain” that required emergency surgery.

Following the surgery, Isabella (seen with her father and sister) underwent several rounds of proton radiation therapy, which she completed just one day before her appearance on GMA.

Following the surgery, Isabella (seen with her father and sister) underwent several rounds of proton radiation therapy, which she completed just one day before her appearance on GMA.

Following the surgery, Isabella (seen with her father and sister) underwent several rounds of proton radiation therapy, which she completed just one day before her appearance on GMA.

‘It sent a signal of how serious it was when they said, “Hey, you shouldn’t risk trying to put her on a plane to take her to the East Coast or another doctor. We know what it is and we should get it.” as soon as possible,” she recalled of her conversation with the doctors.

Fortunately, doctors told the family that, although serious, they were “confident” they could treat Isabella’s cancer.

The teen faced an uphill battle after surgery, during which she underwent a “grueling month of rehabilitation,” which included relearning how to walk.

After surgery, Isabella underwent several rounds of proton radiation therapy, which she completed just one day before revealing her diagnosis to the world.

‘I have to ring the bell [signifying the end of treatment] yesterday,” he shared with a smile.

“It was great, it was very exciting because it has been 30 long sessions. [over] six weeks.

‘I feel good, not too bad. “I’m very excited for this whole process to be over, but you have to keep living every day throughout the process.”

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