11/14/2011 10:46 am ET Updated Nov 14, 2011

Minn. Boy, 7, Gage Driver, Battles Rare Brain Cancer And Wrestling Opponents (VIDEO)

At 7 years old, Gage Driver has wrestled his way to winning 27 trophies and competing at the state level. But now, he faces the match of his life as he
battles a rare form of brain cancer that has just a 5 percent survival rate, reports.

"As a mom and a nurse, you're supposed to be able to fix it," Gage's mom, Trina, told the news outlet. "And there's nothing I can do other than pray."

Doctors say that not enough is known about diffuse pontine glioma, which affects about 300 kids per year, and more research needs to be done in order to target the treatments better.

Which is why the Minnesota mom is appealing to the public to donate to brain cancer research.

"Even if our little boy can't be saved," Trina said, "hopefully, other parents don't have to go through this."

Want to help? Donate to the Gage Driver Fund. Checks can be sent to: Center National Bank
301 N. Ramsey Avenue
Litchfield, MN 55355



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