In need of your help

My daughter Cassie has been diagnosed with a rare ugly cancer. The surgery she needs is very risky. She has a cancerous tumor in her thyroid tract which has entwined itself around her neck bone, airway passage and esophagus. Her doctor said it is a rare cancer and can return more aggressively. Even though she has insurance, since her surgery is scheduled for next month she needs to pay her deductible. The doctor will not do the surgery if she does not pay him his part. The survival rate is 36%. The doctor explained the surgery. Her carotid artery can be nicked which would cause her to bleed out. The nerve to her tongue can be cut. Her voice box can be damaged and she may never speak again. They will remove her thyroid and thyroid tract and as much of the tumor and the tentacles they can safely remove. We're not sure at this time what other treatments will be needed.  We really need the funds before her scheduled surgery of Jan 15, 2020 to cover her doctor and hospital deductibles. I know the amount needed is greater than the goal we set and this is not a very good time of year. I can only pray that you can find compassion in your hearts so that my daughter can receive this very needed surgery and start the fight of her life. Aside from financial help, I ask that you keep her in your prayers. She is only 39 years old and I pray God will give her more years.

Donations

  • Nelia Cabral 
    • $20 
    • 6 mos
  • Linda Speights 
    • $25 
    • 6 mos
  • Rose Morris 
    • $10 
    • 6 mos
  • Anita Duff 
    • $20 
    • 6 mos
  • Matthew Johnson  
    • $25 
    • 6 mos
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Organizer

Tammy Smith 
Organizer
Pasadena, TX
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