Wade Wood's Cancer

Hearing the words "A golf ball size tumor on your brain stem" brought Wade's world to a screeching halt. He quickly gets in to see a neurosurgeon, only to be told that the surgery is too risky to be performed locally, he must get to UAB ASAP to have the tumor removed. Once he gets to UAB, he gets more devastating news.....your insurance doesn't cover him out of state/out of network...and they send him home. Without the surgery, Wade will not survive. Two years prior, Wade was told he had a kidney stone; for 2 months, the Dr. kept treating him for a kidney stone, even blasted it with lithotripsy...only to discover it was a rare form of Transitional Cell Kidney Cancer. after 16 rounds of chemo and surgery to remove the kidney, Wade was told that by the Dr. blasting it with lithotripsy, it had gotten outside the kidney and into a lymph node, but the chemo killed off cancer. Now, after 2 years, not only has he developed a brain tumor, he is told it has metastasized from the Transition Cell Kidney Cancer. Wade has insurance, but they won't cover the only place and the only Dr.s that can save his life....how can this be???We have to find a way to get Wade the surgery, the surgery/expenses are going to be unimaginable. (The kidney cancer nightmare billed out at $287,000).... this one will be well over a half a million dollars).Please join me in the fight to get Wade the care, the surgery and rehabilitation that will save his life. Wade gives God all the glory of bringing him through the kidney cancer and has faith that God will show up and perform a miracle in him that surpasses all understanding.
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Will Pettigrew 
Organizer
Fort Oglethorpe, GA
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