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MSP trooper battling brain cancer gets married

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Posted at 12:48 PM, May 10, 2021

IONIA, Mich. — A Michigan State Police trooper who was diagnosed with DIPG – a brain cancer – had outlasted predictions on how long he would live.

This past weekend, he also got married.

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Trooper Dane Van Ells with the Lakeview Post is continuing with Burzynski treatments to shrink his tumor and has a scan coming up at the beginning of June.

Doctors had previously estimated he would only live six to nine months.

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