For all of you who know Dana I do not need to tell you how unbelievably amazing this woman is. For those of you who do not know my Sister in law allow me do the introduction.
Dana Watts is a hard woman to describe without busting out laughing thinking of all the funny things she has done and how silly she truly is . Dana like her mom is the Mamma Bear always there for you no matter what. She is a romantic at heart and has lived a modern day love story with my big brother Fraser for the last 20 years ! She is a dedicated Mother to her son Lucas who is her pride and joy. She could not be prouder of him , our whole family is very proud of the man he is becoming. Dana also holds the world title for Best Auntie Ever ! You don't believe me ask her 2 nephews and 4 nieces !
March 2014 Dana at the young age of 32 was diagnosed with Aggressive Breast Cancer. She immediately had a double mastectomy fallowed by chemotherapy and radiation treatments. She finally finished all her treatments in October of 2014. Her medical team gave her a little time to recover from all that and in January of 2015 she had a full hysterectomy. The surgeries did not end there her breast reconstruction surgery took place June 2016 followed by two minor touch ups. Two years of hell, agony and pain for Dana and her family. She never once gave up she stayed strong , positive and fought! With her Husband Fraser and her son Lucas by her side she can take on anything, and has continued to do so!
August of this year 2017 Dana had a lump removed and sent off to pathology. That lump came back to be Melanoma. This was a shock to us all and at that point I think we all wanted to say out loud " Hey FU Cancer ! Enough already!!" September 22nd Dana found herself in the hospital for a severe headache and vomiting , the doctors got it all under control and Dana went home. To only find herself back in the hospital a day later with the same symptoms. She was sent for a CT scan and that is when the Doctors found at that she had a few brain tumours. The next day she was getting prepped for surgery when she had a seizure and was sent for a MRI. That is when they found she had 18 tumours in her brain. She has since finished a round of radiation on her beautiful head, her hair is once agin gone, she is rockin it bald and looking beautiful as always ! It is now a waiting game to see what the next medical steps are. As for Dana she continues to FIGHT, FIGHT & FIGHT !
My nephew and I decided to start this page to help his parents get through this difficult time. Watching them go through this a few years back was difficult to say the least. The physical & emotional stress cancer puts on a family is not fair but then to add the financial burden thats just not right at all, a family should not have to worry about what medication they can afford and what bills are going to be missed while dealing with the biggest battle of their lives.
All Donations through this go fund me page will go to help pay for Medications and treatment Dana needs.
Lucas and I have put our creative minds together and came up with a line of really nice fashionable clothing & accessories for you to purchase and wear in honour of Dana and really anyone you know and love who has been affected by cancer. If you are interested in purchasing something from our line please find us on Facebook @Danascancerapparel
Please stay tuned as these items will be loaded up on the Facebook page in the next few days.
Thank you for your time , support and love !
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