Saving the Masseys

April 20, 2016

Update on Marsha Massey:

It’s hard to believe that Marsha is approaching 2 years since her diagnosis with melanoma, which sadly marks the 2-year anniversary of Philip’s passing.   Many of you have been following Marsha’s quarterly updates regarding her treatment.  It’s amazing how far she has come and what she has had to go through to reach a 2-year milestone.  After one failed treatment at MDA, a failed clinical trial qualification at NIH, 2 successful surgeries at Emory, the battle pushes on. She is now facing a new treatment plan which she will be receiving at Emory University for an additional nodule in her lung.

Fortunately, for every day that passes, another lightyear has been marked in the world of cancer research.  For Marsha, a treatment that was out of reach just 2 years ago is now approved and on the market showing promising results for metastatic cancer patients, in particular melanoma.  However, the treatment does not come without its own caveats.  Because Marsha has already had one pulmonary lobectomy, it is critical that Marsha keep her lungs as healthy as possible.  For this reason, along with intense treatment, she will not be able to work. 

Many of you know Marsha has been an amazing school teacher for 18 years.  After this month, she will be required to stay out of the classroom for at least a year.  Her health is a priority and it has become too risky for her to be exposed to simple, everyday viruses.  Because she is a single mom, it will be a heavy burden on her to be out of work for a full year.  I know hundreds of people have donated to help the Massey family in the past, and I’m reaching out to you once again. 

Our goal is to raise as much money as we can to cover the loss in wages for Marsha, as well as the increased premium on her insurance while she is out of work.  If you could please share this link, donate as much or as little as possible, it would go so far in helping to reduce the stress this amazing woman is going through. 

The outpouring of prayers and support have been overwhelming and Marsha would not be alive today without ALL of YOU and YOUR cries to our God for mercy on this family. Please continue your prayers and support for Marsha, William, Jack, and Trent Massey.

This is a war, and though some battles are lost, the fight is still on! Please, Share with a prayer!

 

Love to you all,

The Whitehouse/Massey Family

Donations

  • Joseph Sanders 
    • $25 
    • 17 mos
  • Laura Hartzog 
    • $200 
    • 37 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $500 
    • 37 mos
  • DJ Rosenberg 
    • $50 
    • 37 mos
  • Shelley Berthold  
    • $25 
    • 37 mos
See all

Organizer

Angel Cantrell Casady 
Organizer
Lynn Haven, FL
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