285
285
6

Evelyn & Kyle's Beat Cancer Fund

$23,266 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 285 people in 11 months
Created June 22, 2017
Evelyn (Amber Stone) went to the doctor for a referral to get an MRI after having severe knee pain and swelling. Her doctor ordered it but her insurance company, Molina Marketplace, wouldn't approve it until she went through 6 weeks of physical therapy before she could have the test done. Meanwhile, her leg use rapidly deteriorated and she went from having a mild limp to using a cane to get around to being on crutches, her knee pain becoming more and more unbearable.

In the past several weeks her knee has doubled in size. When she was able to finally get the MRI, it indicated that she had some sort of mass or tumor in her knee.

The insurance company was still delaying her treatment and her PCP blew it off as well. She finally checked herself into the ER with MRI results in hand and now she is finally being taken seriously. She was admitted and has had several tests, including a bone scan and a biopsy. It is bone cancer and the tumor is growing aggressively. The treatment plan most likely will include several months of chemotherapy and surgeries.
This has come as a major shock to us all. Her and her husband Kyle bought a house before this diagnosis and it is not move in ready by any means. There is a lot of work to be done. There is no bathroom on the first floor, which she will need since she cannot climb the stairs among various other repairs needed to make it livable. It will also need to be disinfected and kept that way while she is in chemotherapy since she needs a somewhat sterile environment to be in during that time. They really need all of the help they can right now. Her insurance coverage with their bronze plan from Molina Marketplace is not great and we do not know at this time what they will cover. Updates will be made as they are known.
+ Read More
Evelyn was released from the hospital on Friday. Her white count levels are up and her infection is healing. She is home, as the house got some much needed cleaning and is considered a healthier environment for her now. She will be getting more labs done today and if all goes well she will be starting another round of chemo this week. Please keep her in your thoughts.
+ Read More
Evelyn was hospitalized again last Tuesday after getting some bloodwork done, her white count levels were extremely low and she was very dehydrated and as a result, her kidney function was poor. She has also developed a fungal infection. She is still in the hospital and it is undetermined as of yet when she will be released. The new house situation is not yet a healthy environment for her to be in due to her compromised immune system. There is still much work being done on the house and with all of the dust and chemicals in the air, it's considered hazardous for her. Other options for her living situation are being considered upon her release from the hospital.
+ Read More
Evelyn has gotten her biopsy results back and has a treatment plan finally. She has High Grade Osteosarcoma, which basically means fast growing bone cancer. She has already started her first round of chemo after finally finding a doctor that accepts her insurance. There will more weeks of chemo to come until September, when she will have surgery to remove part of her femur and a knee replacement. After that will be around 5 more months of chemotherapy.
+ Read More
Well, we have now reached our initial goal! This is unfortunately only a drop in the bucket as far as their compiled costs will be. But every little bit helps. Thank you all SO much. Stay tuned.
+ Read More
Read a Previous Update

$23,266 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 285 people in 11 months
Created June 22, 2017
Your share could be bringing in donations. Sign in to track your impact.
   Connect
We will never post without your permission.
In the future, we'll let you know if your sharing brings in any donations.
We weren't able to connect your Facebook account. Please try again later.
BH
$10
Bg Hgg
23 hours ago
TS
$20
Tom Shannon
4 months ago
$50
Anonymous
4 months ago
$50
Anonymous
4 months ago
$50
Dustin Meyer
4 months ago
RA
$100
Rachel Altenbernt
4 months ago
$100
Anonymous
4 months ago
BB
$100
Bryan Barber
4 months ago
$100
Kevin Eder
4 months ago
SM
$40
Stephanie Mabie
5 months ago
or
Or, use your email…
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a $5 donation can help!
Donate Now Not now
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.