Music, loved ones buoy Bath teen singer fighting cancer

Music has been Molly Oldham’s life. And now it’s a big part of helping her get through the hardest battle she’s ever fought.

The 18-year-old Revere High School graduate was about to start studying musical theater as a freshman at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro when migraines sent her to the emergency room in early August. She had been sick on and off since February, was forgetting things and had lost weight.

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Bath teen battling cancer finishes radiation, heads to college for musical theater

When 18-year-old Molly Oldham rang a small brass bell on the wall at University Hospitals Nov. 14 celebrating her last of 33 radiation treatments for a rare form of brain cancer, the moment was so sweet, she sang “I Can Hear the Bells” from the musical “Hairspray.”

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Video Shows Encouraging Song Of Struggle Adolescent Brain Cancer With Her Nurse

Molly Oldham was less than one week away from starting her freshman year when a tennis ball-sized tumor was found growing on her brain. The 19-year-old, who had dreams of singing on Broadway, found herself in an Ohio hospital emergency room in August last year after months of worsening migraines.

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