From what the doctors are saying, this is not going to be a quick process. Ty's brain tumor is considered to be "high risk" which means he will need a lengthy treatment, more hospitalizations, possibly more surgery, ongoing physical and occupational therapy, home schooling, and possibly other services which are yet unknown. The medical costs from just the initial ER visits, surgery and ICU stay have already reached into the tens of thousands of dollars. There is no option for radiation or chemotherapy treatment in the Tahoe area - so that means Ty will need to travel to either the Bay Area or possibly farther across the country for weeks at a time to receive the best treatment and care available.
The implications of all the medical bills, travel to treatment, loss of wages, and other associated costs are already becoming a huge financial and emotional burden for the Whislers.
If you can, please help by making a donation to Ty's Medical Fund. All the money raised will go toward paying the bills - so Ty can focus on fighting his cancer and getting better!
Thank you SO much! The Whisler family is incredibly appreciative of all the amazing support they have received from friends and family near and far.
Quick note and disclaimer required by GoFundMe: All the funds raised through this campaign will be under the direct control of Jillian Whisler and will be used for the benefit of her son, Ty Whisler.
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- Julie Glander
- Lisa Hoopes
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