WEST PALM BEACH, FL - Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of cancer that occurs in the brain or spinal cord.
Nearly a dozen people in the Fort Pierce area were diagnosed with the disease and found each other.
Special section: Glioblastoma in St. Lucie County
After WPTV’s Meghan McRoberts reported on these people, many more came forward.
Eventually, the Health Department and a local congressman became involved.
Here is a timeline of events.