Illnesses can sneak up on you out of nowhere. And as a young person, your first instinct is to manage instead of entering the scary world of healthcare and insurance - especially when one is a barrier to the other. We've sat in chilly waiting rooms for hours, for entire days, only to be turned away due to lack of insurance. The people who can cure him, who could really help (and would!) are being closely guarded by for-profit bureaucracy. Recently a doctor a prominent cancer clinic in Orlando has been in contact, and one of the oncologists feels confident he can beat this cancer. Now we just need to get Chris in the room with him.
We have a diagnosis. We have the biopsy results and the CT scans. We have to start the fight now.
Your donation will help turn the tide from manage to treat — even to cure — the man I love. We’re so incredibly lucky to have found doctors who are willing to work with us and a dawn is finally starting to glitter on the horizon. It’s cheesy to say, but every little bit helps. It could mean the difference between making that copay and having to do without, having to manage again. He has dreaded asking for help in this way, any way really. I know he struggles with letting things get this bad, and I know he is scared of what is to come. That's why I am making this page, because I know he needs this help so much, but doesn't know how to ask.
This is a type of cancer that can be treated. We've caught it early enough where if we hop on board with treatment, it can be only mildly invasive. Waiting any longer could mean entire facial reconstruction to remove the tumor. It's time to act. Your donation will help us keep this momentum going. It will set us up for success by avoiding a much costlier, and much scarier, route. It will help us keep our head above water. It will help us move from hope to action.
Your donation today will help secure a stable ground to fight this cancer tomorrow.
Thank you so much!!
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