After 8-Hour Brain Surgery, Dan Gilbert Says Son Nick Is Recovering 'Nicely'

Nick Gilbert (Twitter photo)

Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert says son Nick, 21, who underwent brain surgery earlier this week, is doing fine.

The procedure he underwent is called laser ablation brain surgery. He had a tumor in the brain stem, sources familiar with the situation told ESPN.

Nick Gilbert was born with neurofibromatosis, commonly referred to as NF, a nerve disorder that causes tumors to grow anywhere in the body at any time. One out of 3,000 people on average is born with NF.

Gilbert tweets Thursday night:

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