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Kayla Radicella-Hoover was diagnosed with Anaplastic Ependynoma in November of 2012.  https://www.facebook.com/PrayerForKayla/
She was just 10 years old when she was told she needed brain surgery to remove a golf ball size tumor from her head. 
Over the past 5 years, Kayla has been through multiple surgeries at Cleveland Clinic Hospital and St. Jude's Childrens Hospital down in Memphis.  Kayla has been through Chemo, Radiation, feeding tubes, and multiple treatments, but through it all, she has remained positive from all the love and support she has receieved from family, friends and the community. 
This year, the tumors have returned and are accompanied by necrosis  of the brain stem, shoulders, hips and knees.  This has caused immense pain for Kayla.  More than her little body can handle.  Between the tumors and the necrosis, and symptoms only getting worse, the decision has been made to stop all treatments to fight the cancer and focus on getting rid of the pain.  
Kayla is preparing for another surgery, October 25, 2017 to try and resolve some of the necrosis pain in her lower extremeties.  After the surgery, the family will continue to work with Hospice and focus on pain management for Kayla and make sure she is happy and comfortable.   
Often at times like these, people feel helpless and don't know how to help.   There has been a lot of stress regarding funds, since Jen Radicella (her mother) and Bobby Hoover (her father) have not been able to work.  We did have a funderaiser last year, but it only goes so far with medical bills, utility, and every day expenses for a family. Please help us, as we pull together one more time, and help this family through this difficult  chapter of their life.

Thank you so much and God bless.

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Update on Kayla Hoover - Radicella...
Kayla has made it to June 6, 2018 when hospice didn't think she would make it to March 11, 2018. This girl has been the most amazing person we have ever met. But it's time for her to start listening to her body.
She can no longer walk, even with assistance. The narcosis has taken over. The pain is unbearable. Hospice has installed a PCA (Pain) Pump in through her port to try and get this pain managed, but some days it's still too tough to handle for this poor girl.
This has been very hard on Kayla and her family. We pray everyday that we could take all her pain away.
Bottom Line - CANCER SUCKS!!!
What it has done not only to this poor girl, but her entire family has been horrible to watch.
Kayla will be transferred to Hospice House on 185th tomorrow. They have a beautiful room for her to look out onto the lake and even bring the bed right outside if she so chooses.
This is the best place for Kayla and her family. Hospice will take excellent care of all of them. Kayla will be able to get a whirlpool bath and hopefully be pain free with their care.
If you feel you would like to help in any small way, please donate. Every little bit helps Kayla's family keep their lights on and their mortgage paid, while they spend time with their daughters during these tough, scary and sad times.
Thank you so much.
Breakfast at IHop w/ Mom, Papa & Chris
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Hope everyone had a great Halloween !! Kayla certainly did! She is the Panda Bear. Thank you for all the love and support!
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Kayla is doing really well today. She is in great spirits and loving all her visitors! The surgery went well yesterday and hopefully with each day the pain will get a little less.
Thank you to everyone who has been so wonderful! It means the world to ALL OF US! ❤️❤️
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Love this smile!! It spreads such joy every time we see it! ❤️❤️
This picture was taken at the Jersey Shore this summer.
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