Frank's Fight

On November 12, Frank and I went to the ER to rule out a potential stroke. He had gotten dizzy after moving baby furniture. It really seemed like it was nothing, but with a baby coming, we wanted to be sure. He stayed in the hospital for a week of tests and it was determined there was a lesion on his brain that required a biopsy.

His brain biospy was November 20. It was confirmed to be a Grade II tumor. Unfortunately, there were post op complications that lead to bleeding and swelling of the brain. He had a 2nd surgery on November 26--a craniotomy to remove a portion of his skull to relieve pressure. He's also had some follow up procedures of a temporary shunt and trach.

We've been advised that it's a long road back of rehab and recovery, and then after that, we'll have to deal with the tumor.  Monies raised via this site will go to Frank's medical bills directly, and the bills for the birth of Baby Girl Durda in January.  We appreciate all the love and support we have been given.
  • Paul & Merna Uccello  
    • $50 
    • 28 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 41 mos
  • Rob Contreras 
    • $25 
    • 42 mos
  • Karen White 
    • $25 
    • 42 mos
  • Mary & Frank Pellegrini 
    • $100 
    • 42 mos
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Colleen Chunta Durda 
Fort Worth, TX
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