Help David fight Brain Cancer

Today we received the difficult news that my brother, David Whittenburg, has brain cancer. This was discovered after David had a severe seizure out of the blue yesterday. As many of you know, David is only 34 years old so this was totally unexpected. 

There’s a large tumor, about the size of a softball, in the front area of his brain. It needs to be removed right away and David is scheduled to undergo brain surgery August 13th. A team of doctors will try to remove most of the tumor and  David will need radiation and/or Chemotherapy following his brain surgery. 

David is not the type to ask others for help but we want to make sure he has the support and resources he will need to fight this. We would like to make financial burdens and medical cost less of a worry for him, as this should not be his concern right now.  

If you can help in any way, it would be deeply appreciated.  

Thank you for your care, generosity and kindness. It means the world to us.

Please keep David in your thoughts.

With Love,
David’s Family


We are raising our goal after UVA informed us that their brain surgery request was denied by David’s insurance. The costs associated with brain surgery and cancer treatment is astronomical and the doctors told us on Thursday they need to operate within the next 7-10 days due to the size of his tumor. His surgery requires a hospitals equipped with the iMRI and a neurosurgeon with extensive experience removing large brain tumors. Please donate, and spread the word!

All donations go directly to David.

Thank you for reading.
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Beth Whittenburg 
Fairfax, VA
Jeshurun Whittenburg 
Cheseqa Whittenburg 
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Rochelle Kasha Whittenburg 
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Simka Whittenburg 
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