(CBS Sacramento) – It’s a medical mystery that’s left several doctors scratching their heads. A suspected malignant brain tumor vanishes without treatment giving a patient a second chance at life. It happened to a Lodi man who turned to his faith and the very community he has spent years helping. Several months ago, Lodi father and community volunteer Paul Wood realized something just wasn’t right. “I had massive headaches, I couldn’t walk down the hallway without holding on to the walls,” he said. Wood’s primary

physician sent him to a neurosurgeon at UC San Francisco who thought he had a brain bleed, although radiologists saw signs of a tumor. Wood immediately turned to his faith and his community for support. “My phone is blowing up, my Facebook is prayer after prayer, all over California,” said Wood. The day before surgery, Wood’s operation was canceled because his suspected tumor was gone. READ MORE