Community profile: Medical diagnosis changes Carbondale man’s life and his art

Brian Colley at the Launchpad in Carbondale. For Brian Colley, the only downside of treating his pituitary issue is having to relearn his parts in his singing group, The Cowboy Corral , as he’s gone from tenor to bass.

The Carbondale artist, 40, found out two years ago that he has had a growth on his pituitary gland since he was 12.

“They would go in and just get it out, but it’s back there in a tricky spot,” he said.The growth is right on his optic nerve, meaning if it gets bigger he could lose his vision.“They said, ‘If it […]


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