7yr old with Cancer

I am starting this "gofundme" in efforts to help my aunt and cousin. My 6 year old cousin has been sick for several months. Not just 3 or 4 months but 6 months at least. My aunt Sherry is not my cousin Kylee's mom, but she is her guardian, she is her grandmother. Sherry fought for custody of Kylee when she was first born.

Sherry has taken Kylee to several different doctors to get answers on why she's sick. None of them could give Sherry answers. So finally Sherry started taking Kylee to one of the biggest kid hospitals where she lives hoping for answers. Still no answers for the longest time. My aunt kept being persistent and not excepting "nothing is wrong" as an answer.

She went back to the same hospital at the beginning of this week. The doctors did some more testing on Monday and Sherry received answers on Tuesday. She was told Kylee has MS or MD. Later in the afternoon they took Kylee for more testing to see which one it was.

Once again on Wednesday they got the results from those test. What they thought was MS or MD was actually a tumor on her spine. Please remember Kylee is only 6 and has only had Sherry in her life. Later on Wednesday they took Kylee to do more intensive testing, when they did that the doctors saw a tumor on her kidney. The doctors told Sherry they were going to fly in a specialist on Thursday to do surgery on Kylee.

They ended up having to do emergency surgery on her late Wednesday night. They were able to take some of the tumor off of her spine, but not all of it. If the doctors took too much Kylee would be paralyzed. She is now in ICU and will have to learn how to walk again and possibly other things.

Sherry was told Kylee could not leave the hospital for a long time that intense chemo and radiation need to be done to try and shrink the tumor on her kidney and the rest of the tumor on her spine.

Now you may be wondering what the purpose of me starting this was for. My aunt Sherry has missed ALOT of work to get answers for Kylee and herself. Sherry is also a recent survivor of thyroid cancer. All off her bills are in jeopardy. She was lucky if she could work 2 days out of her work schedule. She has her rent, power, heat, and car payments to worry about. And I understand why she didn't want to leave Kylee's side.

If there is any donation you can give to help ease Sherry's mind on the bills she and I would greatly appreciate it. There is never a donation that is too small. A dollar is better then none. I thank you all in advance and hope God blesses you in a miraculous way.

Please pray for our family and thank you once again,

Katie

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  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 66 mos
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    • $150 
    • 66 mos
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    • $20 
    • 73 mos
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    • $25 
    • 73 mos
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    • $35 
    • 73 mos
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Katie Barnhardt 
Organizer
Lewisville, PA
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