Roberts Cancer Comeback

On July 26th Rob was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the nasal and sinus passages on the left side of his face.  This was diagnosed after months and months of him barely being able to breath through his nose at all with complete occlusion on the left side. He then started having left eye pain and issues with tearing as well. He was misdiagnosed and we went for a second opinion who did a biopsy that gave us the adenocarinoma diagnosis. We then waited a week for any more details about his cancer.

On August 15th he had his long awaited surgery. This involved a Nasal and sinus surgeon, a neurosurgeon and an eye surgeon. The tumor eroded through the bone separating his sinuses and eye socket on the left side and involved the muscles of the left eye. The tumor also eroded through the bone/skull leading to the brain along with the dura-the protective barrier to the brain. The tumor was removed, a tissue flap was taken from the top of his head to replace the bone and dura leading to the brain. The tumor was successfully peeled from the muscles of his eye. 

Pain control was a big issue as Rob had complications with his spinal lumbar drain and spinal headaches. 
He came home on Monday August 20th. He cannot lift anything over 2 pounds for six weeks. 
Radiation 5 days a week for 6 weeks and chemo are in his immediate future. 

Robert and Alison are parents to three children under 6 years old.  Medical expenses and lost wages while he continues to kick cancers butt will be stacking up. We are asking for help to keep this beautiful family stay on top of those medical bills, medication , lost wages and living expenses. Every little bit helps and we appreciate all the love and support. 

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    • $25 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Rebecca Bruno Caldera 
Vacaville, CA
Robert Bruno