Simon's Brain Cancer Treatment

On February 27th, 2020, our 3 year old son Simon's pediatrician ran an MRI after he showed some bizarre symptoms. It was confirmed he had a tumor growing in his brain. He was life-flighted to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO where the tumor was promptly removed. After a few weeks of recovery, we were told the tumor was a grade IV neuroepithelial tumor and was highly aggressive and cancerous. We were floored. His oncologist laid out his chemotherapy regimen: 6 doses over 6 months. In December 2020, we found out his cancer had spread to his spine and continued to grow in his brain. He received radiation at that point for over a month and a half. We hoped against hope that would be the end of it, but just this week we discovered 2 more tumors and our doctor gave us the heart breaking news that this cancer just wouldn’t quit. Simon will be under going one more round of radiation to a large tumor site, then it’ll be palliative treatment till the end. This will be our third and final push for donations as we want to ensure both that Simon has an incredible last few months with his loved ones and that his post life services will be covered. We want to thank each and every one of you from the bottom of our hearts for everything. It wouldn’t have been the same without your help and that’s just a  fact.  #SimonStrong
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David Lindsey 
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Joplin, MO
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