To look at Jake you'll see a big, strong, and healthy 29 year old man. You'll see a loving husband to his college honey and a proud father to his beautiful 5 year old daughter. You'll see a fighter - Jake has been a fighter on the football field from peewee league to playing linebacker at Slippery Rock University (SRU). You'll also see a family - a family of fighters that are here to support Jake and his family in any way we all can.
(Jake's the tall one :-)
2015 didn't start off the way anyone would expect when Jake was diagnosed with Chordoma. Chordoma is a rare type of cancer that occurs in the bones of the skull and spine. It is part of a family of cancers called sarcoma, which include cancers of the bones, cartilage, muscles and other connective tissue. It is expected that for the next 6-12 months Jake will be unable to work due to the treatments and surgery needed to beat this cancer. He will need OUR help. His wife and daughter will need OUR help.
Link to more information on Chordoma - http://www.chordomafoundation.org/understanding-chordoma/
Thank you for taking time to read about Jake and his family. Any donations would be greatly appreciated. God bless.
- Kathy Cava
- Frank Sisto
- joseph coyne
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