In October of 2014, thirteen year old Christopher was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive, and chronic form of thyroid cancer. On November 20th, Christopher underwent an intensive 11+ hour operation at Children's Hospital. His follow up treatment is scheduled for this February. Christopher's parents, Michelle Voitlein and Chuck Furtado, are working very well together for the benefit of Christopher and their families. There are three other siblings to be cared for: two girls in college, and a five year old little brother. Christopher's treatment will likely be ongoing. There will be many uninsured medical expenses, which numbers cannot yet be predicted. The family is planning to utilize this fund for the unknown expenses related to his illness. Any leftover funds will be donated to Children's Hospital and cancer research. Please consider donating to Christopher's cause. The family would like to thank everyone for their donations, love, prayers and support.