Medical miracle: Texas girl's inoperable brain tumor disappears

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HAYS COUNTY, Texas (WTHR) — A little girl's inoperable brain tumor has miraculously disappeared.

Roxli Doss was diagnosed with an brain tumor in June called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, 12NewsNow reported.

"It is very rare, but when we see it, it is a devastating disease,” Dr. Virginia Harrod with Dell Children’s Medical Center. “You have decreased ability to swallow, sometimes vision loss, decreased ability to talk, eventually difficulty with breathing."

Roxli went through weeks of radiation even though there isn't a cure. Her parents said the only other thing they could do was pray for a miracle.

And it looks like they got one.

"When I first saw Roxli's MRI scan, it was actually unbelievable,” Dr. Harrod told 12NewsNow. “The tumor is undetectable on the MRI scan, which is really unusual.”

Doctors can't explain why the tumor disappeared, but it did.

The family said they only have God to thank.

"Everyday we still say it,” Roxli's mom said. “It's kind of our family thing that God healed Roxli."

The girl is being monitored closely and will continue to undergo treatments.