Fighting Mesothelioma with Laughs

$26,907 of $50k goal

Raised by 370 people in 19 months
Alexia Sharper
on behalf of Quami Wallen
 SEATTLE, WA
I want to thank everyone for taking the time to visit this page and read about my cousin Quami's story. Our prayers are that you find it in your heart to make  a contribution to help save a person who brings so much joy and laughter to the lives of many. 

Quami has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called peritoneal mesothelioma. For those of you who don't know what this is, peritoneal mesothelioma effects the lining of the abdomen and is very hard to treat without the expertise of a very limited number of providers throughout the country. The disease is so rare it typically only affects about 400-500 people per year.
Due to the rareness of this disease, Quami's treatment options in his area is very limited, so he is forced to travel outside of his living area to see a specialist. There are a couple programs that offer travel assistance for this diagnosis but the overwhelming costs in medical expenses is far more then his family can cover.


Quami is a loving, outgoing, free spirited person that will keep you entertained for days. He's a wonderful uncle, brother, son and a friend to many. He is a passionate person who is always there to lift your spirits whenever your down. Quami’s dream of becoming a well known comedian landed him in Los Angeles where he’s been for the last four years. Quami used his charm, his wit and talent to complete at least 1000 shows under the name Quincy Jones in one year. His name was becoming well known in the area, but all of that came to a halt due to his recent diagnosis.

Quami remains positive and continues to touch the lives of everyone he meets while going through this difficult time. We are asking for your assistance to help Quami get the treatment he needs. Anything will be appreciated. I will continue to keep you updated throughout this process.

 

Much Love and God bless

 
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Update 2
Posted by Alexia Sharper
14 months ago
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Quami has had several chemo treatments which thankfully has been able to keep the cancer from spreading. However, it is time for him to move on to see a mesothelioma provider at UCLA who can give him the specialized treatment he needs.

Unfortunately his insurance does will not cover treatment outside of his region and there aren’t any specialist in his area. All donations and future donations will go towards treatment and rehab with this specialist.

Thank you so much for your love and support.
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Update 1
Posted by Alexia Sharper
18 months ago
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Quami has completed 3 chemo sessions and is scheduled for 3 more and a cat scan to determine whether the cancer is shrinking enough in his lungs for him to see a specialist. The specialist will perform a specific surgery designed to remove the cancer from his abdomen. Quami is extremely appreciative for all of the prayers and donations that have been given. It is amazing how support has been given. This is wonderful! Please continue to keep him in your prayers. God bless you all!
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Julie Gundlach
13 months ago
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Please hang in there!! I too am a peritoneal mesothelioma patient! I have almost 10 year survivor-- please reach out to me via PM, I have been through 5 surgeries, countless chemistry, and also had to travel for treatment. I'd love to talk to you if you like-- please!

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Brad Rose
2 months ago

Hi there. I work with a law firm to reach out to people who have Mesothelioma. We help by providing funding sources for treatment as well as give free consultations to those who may qualify in our lawsuit. There's no upfront fees as we are passionate about helping those who truly need it. You can call 844-760-5974 to speak with one of our representatives or message us through our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/lungcancerhelpcenter/

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$26,907 of $50k goal

Raised by 370 people in 19 months
Created August 19, 2015
Alexia Sharper  
on behalf of Quami Wallen
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Tanya Wright
10 months ago

Just saw you on Ellen! God Bless you!

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10 months ago
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Daina Ali
11 months ago
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11 months ago
Julie Gundlach
13 months ago
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Please hang in there!! I too am a peritoneal mesothelioma patient! I have almost 10 year survivor-- please reach out to me via PM, I have been through 5 surgeries, countless chemistry, and also had to travel for treatment. I'd love to talk to you if you like-- please!

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Brad Rose
2 months ago

Hi there. I work with a law firm to reach out to people who have Mesothelioma. We help by providing funding sources for treatment as well as give free consultations to those who may qualify in our lawsuit. There's no upfront fees as we are passionate about helping those who truly need it. You can call 844-760-5974 to speak with one of our representatives or message us through our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/lungcancerhelpcenter/

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