My Sister's Cancer

This is my dear sister Cheryl who is my only living sibling. She has worked since about the age of 12 starting in the berry fields. She is the toughest person I've even known. She beat breast Cancer & blood Cancer only to have the fight of her life with a very rare Cancer that primarily happens in children :  rhabdomyosarcoma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in muscle tissue. Rhabdomyosarcoma is a type of sarcoma. Sarcoma is cancer of soft tissue (such as muscle), connective tissue (such as tendon or cartilage), or bone. ... It is the most common type of rhabdomyosarcoma.

Treatments have been going on for 18 months in Portland, OR and Seattle, WA with sets of Chemo therapy. She had surgery in May where they removed 2-1/2 pounds of cancer from her abdomen.  It was discovered the Cancer is back now and she only has a couple options left. The one she decided on is treatment in Houston, TX call MD Anderson the #1 Cancer center where there are 19 blocks of cancer buildings including 3 hotels to accomodate. 

She has an appointment on October 23rd, 2018 to try and get treatment. It could be a 4 day stay or perhaps an 8 week stay. In her weakened condition she cannot handle flying coach which involves changing planes. There is a nonprofit that has a private jet to transport medical emergencies but they will only fly 1000 miles and Texas is over 2000 miles. The last option is flying first class and having her assisted by wheelchair for all flights. This is her last hope and I'm asking for people to reach out and help this very beautiful soul who has  worked hard all her life and has given so much to others. On holidays if someone didn't have family she always invited them to her home. She is truly an angel on earth. She was forced to retired from the work she's done for 40 years last year when it was apparent she would be off longer than her employer would allow.

Any small amount would be greatly appreciated and used towards her transportation and housing. Her daughter is accompanying her to ensure she makes it to her destination. We are not a family who ever asks for help but right now we really need it.

Another way to give help is Cheryl has started healing massages and I would like for her to be able to have them as often as she feels she wants them. She lives in the Mt. Scott area so if anyone out there is a spiritual healer or does medical healing massages Please help. 

We are people under God, true believers and family and we need prayers that a miracle might happen. With your help she will fight to beat this. God Bless.
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Organizer and beneficiary

Patty Cruikshank 
Estacada, OR
John Cruikshank 
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