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The Good Doctor Season 6: Is Dr. Glassman’s Cancer Back?

Fans of ABC show The Good Doctor are fearful for their favorite character Dr. Glassman. The upcoming episode titled, A Blip, might provide insights into a possible and dreadful return of Dr. Glassman’s cancer. Fans learned of Glassman’s cancer diagnosis in Season 1. It was revealed that he had an inoperable glioma (brain cancer) with just 12 to 18 months of his life left. However, after Shaun pressed him to get another biopsy, it was revealed that the cancer is treatable with chemo and surgery. So, has Dr. Glassman’s cancer really returned? Keep reading to find out the details!

In Season 6 Episode 17, fans saw Shaun confront his peer Jared. After a brain surgery patient suffered minor bleed post-op, Shaun asked Jared why he used eight sutures instead of ten. However, the latter defended himself stating it was Dr. Glassman who handled the case and it was his decision to place eight sutures instead of ten.

The Good Doctor Season 6 Spoilers – Dr. Glassman’s Cancer?

If one is to assume that Jared wasn’t manipulating facts, it was hard for Shaun to digest the fact that, Dr. Glassman, a world-class neurosurgeon, could make such a novice mistake. This, paired with an ominous music in the background with Shaun in focus, led fans to believe that Dr. Glassman could be losing his mind. But, why? It is because his brain cancer has returned. Was his cancer never treatable in the first place? Did Shaun misdiagnose Dr. Glassman’s cancer?

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Well, there is no straight answer to this until the upcoming episode airs. However, this rookie mistake by the doctor could also be attributed to things that have been happening in Glassman’s life. While cancer sure could be the reason, Shaun’s mentor hasn’t been living the best of his life lately. He has dealt with several tragedies which might be the reason he is losing focus.

The Good Doctor Season 6 Spoilers – Dr. Glassman

Glassman lost his daughter Maddie early on in his life when she was just a teen. She passed away due to drug overdose. While Glassman grappled with the fact that his daughter is no longer with her, he got another blow to his heart after his first wife Ilana left him leading to a divorce.

If this wasn’t enough, he also struggled to continue his relationship with Debbie followed by which he saw his house consumed by fire.

So, what do you think is the real reason Dr. Glassman made this rookie mistake? Is his cancer really back? Share your thoughts in the comments and do not forget to check back with Celeb Dirty Laundry for more on The Good Doctor!

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