Rally 4 Bob's fight against cancer!

Our dad, and best friend, Bob was diagnosed with Kidney cancer in June of 2016. His kidney was removed, but at his 6 month scan, spots were found on his lungs, our worst nightmare had come true....the cancer had spread. After undergoing a surgical biopsy, it was determined he had renal cell cancer that had metastasized to his lungs and was sent to Overland Park, Kansas to be placed in ICU and begin a very intensive treatment called IL-2. After completing his second round of treatment (15 doses in 8 days) the Dr. called and said "it didn't work".
That puts us where we are now...the cancer has yet again spread, this time to some lymph nodes, and there are more spots on his lungs . He is currently taking a medication called Votrient (4 pills a night, for up to a year) and the side effects have proven to be just as tough on him.
He's used all of his vacation and sick days (he's already had to take off a couple months combined due to all of the surgeries and his stay in Kansas), so if he has to be off, he doesn't get paid. He struggles to make it through his 10 hour work shifts with the side effects from the pills, but he has no other option at this point, as the hospital bills and medication bills are rolling in as you can imagine.
Our dad is not one to ask for help or to complain. He doesn't have a mean bone in his body. He has never given up during this entire journey, and has said he will do whatever he has to do to see his grandkids grow up. He puts on a smile and pretends to be ok, but we all know he's not. Let's help him fight this terrible fight and help try to take a little burden off of him and our mom. Our family would be FOREVER grateful for anything that you can donate. Our dad is our life, our biggest fan, and our hero!
All money raised will go directly towards helping pay hospital bills, doctor visits, and medication to help our dad beat this awful disease! Thank you so much!

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    • $40 
    • 58 mos
  • Michael Schneider  
    • $100 
    • 59 mos
  • Bria Marley 
    • $10 
    • 59 mos
  • Brandon Kirk 
    • $20 
    • 59 mos
  • Darryl Collins 
    • $100 
    • 59 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jen Wade 
Caseyville, IL
Robert Woodward