A doctor goes skydiving with his leukemia patient

Going the extra mile:

When leukemia patient Brandon Meyer asked his doctor for permission to go skydiving, he was surprised by the response.

“I jokingly said that he could go when he got through his more intensive chemotherapy, but only if he brought me,” said Dr. Steve Ambrusko, a hematology/oncology fellow at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. “Lo and behold, he called me on that.”

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