Team Silas

Hi everyone~ At 23 when we participate in treatment week, I want to provide my son Silas Matthew with the latest information.

But first, for those who may not know Silas, let me tell you about him and his experience since November. On Thanksgiving, Silas was diagnosed with Wilms' tumor, also known as Wilms' tumor. It is a tumor that grows from the kidney. Although rare, it is more common in children. Silas did not show any symptoms, except for stomach swelling, we soon discovered that his left kidney had a 16 cm long tumor, which had no effect on his diagnosis. Then we discovered that it had developed into his lungs. He was diagnosed with stage 4 good bacteria, and we started his treatment on Monday.

Silas is still the kind, caring, and happy boy he has always been. Regardless of his major surgery, radiation, chemotherapy to blood transfusion, he has to perform several times a month. Silas is very weak. He rarely eats, so he had to go to the feeding tube because he didn't eat, and he lost a lot of weight, so we have to feed him every night to maintain his weight. We tried to drink water for him throughout the day to keep him a healthy kidney, but it was difficult for him some days. He still managed to smile and put a smile on our faces.
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