Scott Baio has spoken out about his wife’s brain tumour, he asks for prayers and support saying she is my rock. The former Happy Days actor may nit be having happy days now as his wife is battling a sickness. The fifty-five-year-old former Charles in Charge reveals that is wife Renee, forty-two, who is the mother of his seven-year-old daughter Bailey had learned the news recently. In a Facebook post published this week. And Baio says it’s not sure right now if doctors will be able to remove the growth surgically.
“Just a few days ago we learned my wife, Renee has a meningioma brain tumor,” he wrote. “Although 90% of these type of tumors are benign they can cause serious problems depending on the size of the tumor and the location. We are waiting to learn the exact location to see if its operable.”
Meningiomas are among the most common types of brain tumors, occur most often between ages 40 and 70 and are usually noncancerous, but can still cause serious health complications and even death depending on their size or location, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Treatment can involve surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
“Renee has been down some rough roads in her life, yet each time with her strong faith in God, she comes through a better and stronger person,” Scott continued. “During this time we ask for your prayers and support.”
“My wife is my rock. She refuses to even shed one tear, nor will she question God’s will,” he added.
“Renee, Bailey and I will get through this and along the way maybe help educate others to get checked out (MRI with contrast) as 6,500 people each year, mostly women get these tumors.”
If you remember Sherly Crow was diagnosed with one in 2012.
The couple married in 2007, Baio quoted Renee as saying,
“Thanks 4 the well wishes. A meningioma brain tumor is just a small bump in the road compared to the trials & tribulations my spec needs kids live.”