Weeds In My Garden - Cancer

Hi Family and Friends,  

As you know, when the doctors found a tumor in my spine in 2007, I continue to be in and out of the hospital. I have almost died on more than one occasion.  Since 2011, I have had 3 massive spine surgeries and now facing my 4th surgery as another tumor is compressing my spinal cord.  I will be having surgery the first part of August. I find out my surgery date this week.  It is important to get to MSKCC soon as my spine is swelling, hardware in my spine has fractured which causes my spinal cord and nerves to be at great risk of irreversible damage. 

As you may remember, back in July 2015, I went to MSKCC and Dr. Mark Bilsky performed surgery and Dr. Yamada performed advance radiation treatments. This has given me 3 years of Cancer remission.  But this is a journey for me and the cancer has returned like weeds in a garden. 

This is where I need your help. Medical insurance cannot validate or confirm coverage per the costs I will have to absorb out of state, including additional personal costs for travel and other needs. Add this with loss of  income once again; only with your assistance will I be able return to New York and sustain the mounting bills and costs associated with being out of work once again. 

I humbly ask for your prayers and whatever financial donation you may be able to provide. I am not sure how long this journey is in order to finally be rid of this rare cancer named 'Spiradenocarcinoma' but I am willing to beat this cancer!

Each of you have been my support, my prayer partners and helping angels throughout this journey and I would not be here without each of you. Please help me to get to New York once again and to heal my garden (spine) from the weeds (tumors) completely. 

Thank you in advance!

Love Debbie

Donations

  • Georgia Charnas 
    • $100 
    • 20 mos
  • Ron Bellisario 
    • $200 
    • 22 mos
  • Donna Egan 
    • $100 
    • 22 mos
  • Mark Stieber 
    • $50 
    • 22 mos
  • Lisa Valente 
    • $100 
    • 22 mos
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Organizer

Deb Lutze 
Organizer
Troy, MI
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