Cathy's medical expenses

Trying to raise money for my mom's medical expenses. Anything you are able to contribute would be a great help. About five years ago she was diagnosed with colon cancer. Her doctors recommended she do five weeks of radiation to try and shrink the tumor. After that she had a five hour surgery where they removed a grapefruit sized tumor from her lower abodomen along with some of her intestines and colon leaving her with a colostomy bag. We were left to believe that she was cancer free, however one year later following a recheck we found out the tumor had returned. She then had to have a second surgery which was much more involved and they removed more of her intestines, and did a hysterectomy. While in recovery in the hospital she developed an infection and had to have yet another surgery. She had to stay in the hospital for over 3 weeks recovering from both of the surgeries. A short five months later, her cancer came back and so she started chemo. There is a lot more to this story, but the short version is that she had one more surgery, two straight years of chemo, and another more intense five weeks of proton radiation. Needless to say her medical debt is mounting drastically and any help would be appreciated. We recently were told that now the cancer has spread to her lungs and a lymph node on her kidney. At this point the only option she has left is to take an oral medication while we have been told is very costly. 

Again, we appriciate any help we can get for her, thank you for your time in reading this. 

Many Thanks,

Her three children
  • Anna Heiser 
    • $25 
    • 72 mos
  • Marti Reeder 
    • $200 
    • 72 mos
  • Erica Sooter 
    • $50 
    • 72 mos
  • kyle scanlon 
    • $50 
    • 72 mos
  • Stephen Iley 
    • $100 
    • 72 mos
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Brittany Arneson 
Renton, WA
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