Help Billi Jean Fight Lung Cancer

On April 18th we received the news that nobody is ever prepared for. My beautiful mother Billi Jean was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer, Squamous-cell carcinoma of the lung and is widely metastatic (spread through the body- bones, liver, and soft tissue). The Doctor informed us that surgery would not be an option as the cancer is too advanced. It is not curable but is treatable with Radiation and Chemotherapy. The cancer is very aggressive and fast growing but that can mean that It can respond to aggressive treatment. On April 22nd, she turned 50 years young, still having so much more life to live and love to give. On April 25th, she started her first treatment of radiation. She will continue radiation treatments going 5 times a week through May 14th to try and relieve her pain symptoms that are so extreme, being unbearable at times. She will then start Chemotherapy, needing up to 6 cycles over 4 to 5 months. Her doctor informed us that she is a candidate for Immunotherapy (to help prolong life) and we can look into doing this treatment after we see how the cancer is responding to the chemotherapy. Billi Jean has the biggest heart out of anyone I know and is always there to lend a helping hand whenever someone is in need. She is a proud, loving Grandma to Ava who is her whole world, and we have so many more memories to make. I want to return all the love that she has so freely given all of us by supporting my mom in her fight against this evil disease. If you know my parents, you know they are not the ones to ask for help so im taking it upon my self to ask. My dad has been working so much to try and keep up with all the bills that are starting to come in and will only continue. I want to take some of the financial burden and stress off both my parents and lift some of the weight off their shoulders. This is a time they need each other the most and I want to make that happen. I'm asking from the bottom of my heart to please pray for my mom. She is our rock, we need her to stay strong. Any donation you are able to make will be very much appreciated and all funds will go directly to my mom, Billi Jean Schell. With love, Jessica Schell

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $115 
    • 24 mos
  • Stacey Brown  
    • $100 
    • 25 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $125 
    • 26 mos
  • Janine Gustafson 
    • $200 
    • 26 mos
  • Jon Bishop 
    • $100 
    • 26 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jes Schell 
Organizer
Savage, MN
Billi Jean Schell 
Beneficiary
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