Medical & transportation cost

Hello my name is Melanie Messina Groves, i recently  just turned 40 years old and have been diagnosed with stage 4 metastic anal cancer, there is not cure for it but it can be stabilized to help pro long my life. I will start radiation 3/14/18 and will do more chemo in the future if the team of doctors think suitable ,  i recently had a feeding tube inserted into my stomach because i was losing to much weight where i was admitted to Barnes Jewish Hospital in St.Louis for a week, but now i am home spending time with my 4 children & husband. Bills are coming in and they are getting very high, we drive back & fourth to St. Louis every other day from Louisville illinois. Here lately i had a lumbar puncture done which was positive  for cancer cells, which means there are  some mets to the brain,  i had a MRI done and there is a small spot of cancer on a nerve cluster.This nerve controls my facial nerves which is the reason for all of my mouth issues. I will do 5 sessions on my head radiation starting Wesnday .

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Mashea Ann Edwards 
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Newton, IL
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