Help Jessica Beat Stage 4 Cancer

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This is a story about a very special person, Jessica Wood. She is 28 years young and one of the most beautiful souls you will ever meet. After crossing paths with Jessica a few years ago I knew instantly she was full of life, intelligent, caring, and as sweet as can be while at the same time being an amazing person and friend. She is the perfect girlfriend to her loving boyfriend Phil and the two of them are inseparable. Her work as a photographer has captured many lasting memories, as her eye for beauty is unmatched. 

Throughout the past year, Jess has been in a lot of pain. Watching her suffering at work brought tears to my eyes. In effort to reduce the pain she was experiencing she became very involved with learning about a holistic lifestyle like eating organic, using essential oils and taking healthy supplements. Her constant research about how to help our bodies was a great influence on those around her.  She shared lots of information about disease prevention and even possible cures of some of the diseases widespread in the world by living a holistic lifestyle. Who knew all that research would become the most important aspect of Jess’ life? 

It is with a heavy heart that I write this. Just recently, our sweet Jessica was diagnosed with Stage 3 Cervical Cancer.  Her doctors would like to start an aggressive treatment of radiation and chemotherapy right away. It is at this point that she has learned she is also in a battle for a chance at having children in the future due to this treatment. She will have to go through the procedure to retrieve some of her eggs and freeze them before radiation and chemo to hopefully have kids of her own one day. All of which is not covered under insurance and paid out of pocket. The news has devastated Jess and all those that know and love her. Her boyfriend Phil has been her rock and has been there every step of the way (and every single appointment) to support her through this difficult time. They are doing everything they can to fight this, but it is happening so fast. 

We all know that no one deserves this. It is a battle that many people are fighting in this world.   Today we are asking for any support you are willing to give. Jessica is a fighter and will continue to be, but the added support of her friends and family will motivate her to keep fighting with all her strength and never give up.

Written by: Tiffany ~ A friend of an angel ♥


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Unfortunately, Jessica has a few pressing issues preventing her to qualify for conventional chemotherapy or radiation. Jessica underwent a colostomy and a nephrostomy surgery on March 28th, 2017. You can read more about those procedures in the previous update. There were many complications from the surgery (that were no fault of hers) which made her suffer from septic and almost die numerous times. Because of all the issues that were involved, it ended up giving her all types of infections like abscesses and cdiff in her stomach and intestinal tract that antibiotics can't fully get rid of. And since they are scattered around her intestines, there is no safe route to drain these pockets of bacteria. With Jessica's heart functioning at only 10%, it is too dangerous to go for conventional treatment at this time. Therefore, we are desperately seeking funds for a holistic clinic that will take Jessica into their care and hopefully get her on the right path to recovery!
We are glad to say that at this time, we have found a doctor locally who can accommodate some of Jessica's needs!! She is receiving intravenous Vitamin C infusions, been given a lengthy list of the right supplements to take for her type of cancer and will begin IPT therapy which is chemo drug given at a 10% rate. We are awaiting the results from the Caris test to start the IPT therapy. The completed Caris test will let the doctor know which chemo drug can kill the cancer the best. By testing numerous drugs against a tumor sample, this will determine which one to use for IPT therapy. The appointments are scheduled for 2-3 times a week and over $1,000 per treatment.
Here is a list of possible treatments from a clinic in Arizona that we're very interested in for a shot at the cure:
* Intensive Anti -Tumor Immunotherapy, Full Body Immune System Enhancement, and Detoxification. Their twelve (12) day in-patient program is an individualized treatment protocol, determined specifically for each patient by the medical team of doctors. * In-Patient Stay: includes comprehensive history and physical, daily patient consultations, 24-hour personal care * IV Therapies; may include immune enhancing therapy, detoxification therapy, liver therapy * Ozone Therapies (Blood infusion, Rectal, Intra-organ, or other) * History and Physical * Blood Work * Chest X-Ray * Daily Doctor Visits * Bone Marrow Cell Procedure (BMC) * Enzymatic Therapy * Ionic Foot Bath * Live Cell Extracts * Dendritic Cell Therapy * Anti-Tumor IV Therapies * Possible Intra-tumoral Injections * Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy * Homeopathy * Photopheresis - Blood Irradiation * Biofeedback * Cancer Antibody / Antigen Therapy Series (CAAT) * Energy Medicine * Far Infrared Heat * Urea-Creatine Therapy * Nutritional Guidance * Juicing (as prescribed) * Amino Acid Therapies * Micro dose of chemotherapy * Follow-Up Care Program

This is the place where we feel Jessie could be healed the best. The total length of this program is four (4) months. You go to clinic for two (2) weeks and undergo stem cell extraction surgeries so they can formulate your serum. The rest of your treatment continues at home. The clinic sends you your stem cells to inject yourself once you get back home from your stay. This clinic requires the $30,000 fee before you arrive for the two week program. This is why it's very important to raise as much as we can and as fast as we can!! Please donate and share this update as much as YOU can. You will be helping Jessie save her life! We are still blown away by the response we got from the last update. We thank you again so much and really appreciate it from the bottom of our hearts!

-Philip & Jessica
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Jessica came home from the hospital on June 14th, 2017. We wish we could say that Jessica's world over the last few months had been easy, but it was very far from it... The last three months every one of Jessica's fears has come true! It is sad to report that Jessica is currently terminal stage 4 with a failing heart condition. Jessica's heart is only functioning at 10% at this time. Her only hope is to seek alternative treatments that are of course not covered by medical insurance.

Since March 28th, Jessica has undergone many surgeries. I wish to report these surgeries were easy and they went as planned but they had not. Jessica undergone what is called a nephrostomy tube which is the tube that goes into your kidney through your back and leads to a little drainage pouch. This is because one of her kidneys was being blocked by the tumor, also referred to as hydronephrosis. She also underwent a surgery called a loop colostomy which is when the doctors take a loop of colon and brings it to the outside skin forming what looks like a rosebud and a bag placed around it for the stool to fall into. It also bypasses the rest of your intestinal tract but leaves both sides of the colon connected for blood flow. A simple Google search will reveal how difficult these surgeries are and what is involved. Now after reading what the Internet has to offer about those surgeries, picture Jessica having to go through these surgeries twice! Unfortunately with no fault of Jessica, there were complications during her first colostomy surgery which led them to have to redo the colostomy and the nephrostomy surgery. Jessica had to have the colostomy bag moved from the left side of her stomach to the right side of her stomach, that's how bad of a mishap happened during the surgery. It was our understanding that Jessica required these surgeries to qualify for chemo and radiation. She has also developed abscesses in her abdomen cavity, which is what she has been battling with since early April. She was on 24 hour antibiotics, fluids, blood testing done, scans, x-rays, etc.. For the last few months she has been in and out of the hospital three times resulting in about two months of in hospital stay.

Now if that wasn't bad enough, unfortunately Jessica's heart is functioning at only 10% and we're not sure why it is so low. Her new doctors feel it is maybe something called systolic heart failure. Basically what is happening is every time Jessica's heart beats, it only pushes out 10% of the blood that it should be pushing out. Resulting to water on and in the lungs, heart and liver. Jessica is on 24 hr IV milrinone and lasix to help combat these life threatening side effects of heart failure. As well as zosyn antibiotic 24 hr IV through a picc line in her left arm. Unfortunately due to the current heart issue and one remaining abscess out of several abscesses that were in her abdomen cavity, Jessica is no longer eligible for chemo or radiation or at any shot of a possible cure for her cancer. Her current doctors are taking the stance that they do not believe that there's any more that modern-day medicine can offer her at this time. Jessica's only chance at survival is to seek alternative treatments at a holistic clinic. She is currently trying to be accepted by three clinics all of which are not covered by medical insurance and unfortunately Philip and Jessica had spent all of their money keeping Jessica alive for the last nine months.

You may be asking yourselves why we did not go for treatment in the beginning. Simply put- at the current time when Jessica was diagnosed she did not qualify 100% for chemo or radiation due to her body weight. She was just too petite. The doctors believed at that time it would be a very low chance of survival for her to go through chemo or radiation and if she did, there would be extreme side effects. Jessica was sent home with the goal of gaining weight at which time she also carried out holistic treatments to help combat the cancer and slow it down so that we had time to put weight on her. Philip and Jessica also underwent egg cycling where you put eggs and embryos on ice in hopes of the surrogate to carry our children one day. The approximate cost of that procedure was $10,000 in which we had to pay upfront to have the procedures done. We are very happy to report that we do have eggs and embryos on ice so that they're still hopes of a little one in our future as long as we can get Jessica past her current predicament.

The clinics that Jessica is trying to seek treatment from are very pricey but also reasonable. The average price of the clinics are $30,000 for about three weeks in the clinic and medicine for treatment at home. Since the surgeries a few months ago, Phil has stopped working to be by Jessica's side in the hospital and to help her at home. All while researching many clinics throughout the world, trying to figure out how to raise money, as well as keeping all the doctors on the same page to respect our wishes. Jessica has not been to work since September. Funds are extremely low right now and we need all the support we can get! It would mean the world to us to reach our goal of $50,000. Please share this Gofundme page and thank you as always for your sweet comments, donations, prayers, love and support! Couldn't do this without you all : )
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Hello All! Here is a little update from my Facebook page... It's been a little rough lately but please read the whole thing to understand why I have not been so public about this. I hope to make more posts/updates in the future on there!! Please like my page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HelpJessicaWoodBeatStage3CervicalCancer

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Facebook gave me the lovely notification that its been 90 days since I posted last... How has 3 months gone by already?!? I really don't know how, but it did.... We created this page for updates through my journey but honestly I look back now, and I realize I just wasn't ready for that. I'm a very shy, nervous but laid back person, so to be out there all the time talking about my issues is never easy. I'm a Gemini and I definitely run on my nerves! But ever since the new year, it kinda finally hit me. You know how the saying goes - "New year, New me" ...yea well I really do need a new me... a healthy, happy, pain-free, somewhat "back-to-normal" me!!

I hope to post more on here in the near future. You see, I realize it now but when I was diagnosed I don't think it ever sunk in. Everything just happened SO FAST that most of the time I felt numb, kinda like a zombie just barely getting by. I really didn't know how to handle it and I didn't know where to start. But I knew one thing for sure- I WAS NOT going for conventional treatment. I'm sorry but I do not believe in curing cancer with more poison and drugs that destroy all cells in your body (not just the cancer cells). I need to build up my immune system, not break it down even more! Ughh, I won't get into it now but there are so many other options, healthier options!! plus with all the side effects- radiation burns, uncontrollable diarrhea, instant menopause, never being able to carry a child, horrible survival rate, etc.. that was just not acceptable. Oh yea and they also said if it came back after treatment that I need to just get comfortable.. basically there was nothing they were going to do if it came back! What doctors have told me does not seem like a treatment but more of a type of torture in my opinion! And I would've dealt with all those side effects for yearssss to come, umm no thank you!!! So we will continue with holistic treatments and pray for nothing but the best results in the end! If you'd like to know more about my protocol- feel free to send me a message.

I WISH I COULD PERSONALLY THANK ALL OF YOU!!! I AM STILL SHOCKED AT THE AMOUNT OF PEOPLE WHO DONATED THAT I DON'T EVEN KNOW AT ALL. PLEASE KNOW THAT I AM SO UNBELIEVABLY GRATEFUL FOR ALL OF YOU WHO HAVE DONATED, SHARED, PRAYED, CALLED, TEXTED, SENT FOOD, GIFTS, ETC... YOU MADE IT POSSIBLE TO GET MY EGGS HARVESTED. WE HAVE MULTIPLE EMBRYOS ON ICE WAITING FOR ME TO GET BETTER ALREADY SO I CAN BE THE MOTHER I ALWAYS DREAMED OF BEING... I WILL NEVER STOP THANKING YOU ALL AND I HOPE EVERYONE HAS A HAPPY, SAFE, AND HEALTHY YEAR!

HERE'S TO BIGGER AND BETTER THINGS IN 2017!

January is Cervical Cancer Month!!
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Tara Colao
25 months ago
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prayers for Jessica ❤️

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Joann Johnson Cortez
25 months ago
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Your are such a strong woman . You got this . Kick cancers ass . My thoughts and prayers are with you always. Love you sis

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Chad
11 months ago
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http://www.peggysuesurvived.com/natural-cancer-cures.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7-222LPN1wIVhrXACh0qZwsuEAAYASAAEgKSXPD_BwE

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Gerald Robert Ballantyne
15 months ago
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I have leukaemia and will not go near Chemo please consider looking at medical Cabbanoids and know that the medical fraternity do not fix mind body and soul which is also part of the healing process https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLi3cAYm913dttxchirXmFrpou-CwuONH7 In my research on cancer, the most information that has stood out has been Cancer tumours of many kinds, ones you see most talked about are Prostate, Breast and skin cancers and yet there are much more. Kidney and Brain tumours to name just a couple and for me, the most disappointing is a cure for Blood cancers although they say there is 80% recovery rate through Chemo, and the other 20%? are these world figures real? because if they are that 20% is far too high, and are the figures true. And noticed and also been told by a friend that my video series on my leukaemia could be a first of its kind in the making, this is going to be quite a journey of discovery back to health. Cancer is everywhere far more than you know if you are not a cancer sufferer then the world of cancer does not come at you but if you have, a whole new picture opens up and the statistics are frightening and to prove it, if cancer drugs and exploration on the cancer front is running into billions of dollars then you can work from that, that cancer is one of the world's most prevalent disease around. And Pharmaceuticals know it. When something like a simple cold cure comes along they can synthesise something simple in nature and make a lot of money from it but right now Cannabinoids are being tested everywhere and proven to work and help sufferers, I think a world opinion on that would be a nod from everyone BUT what they will not do YET is put on paper that a certain Cannabinoids can treat, fix and repair kidney cancer. Science has to prove everything first and tested beyond doubt before being given the go ahead AND it must be profitable. Cannabis oil is young in the field of medicine but I have a feeling that research is being slowed down to create time for the big boys to create better cures rather than spend billions on research for something that has no return. And so nothing will be made available for a while but in the meanwhile to much opposition and proof from many that have Parkinson's and Fibromyalgia sufferers are seeing great results from Cannabinoids also proof is showing in many places in the world where medical cannabis can be bought legally? so who are the governing bodies who are making laws to make medical marijuana available when the pharmaceuticals are pulling their hair out because they're losing billions in profit? How conflicting it is that laws and CBD are being relaxed and that people can sell CBD and hemp products on the Internet and yet there are no scientific facts that says Cabanoids are the cure for cancer and the growing of the plant is most illegal beyond a certain point of production. The days of prohibition are so similar here. Cigarettes a scourge that has made trillions of dollars that have no benefit what so ever for the human body and Cannabis the wonder plant is having the fight to rise to the surface as the no 1 healing plant that the world has ever known. The more cancer patients step up to the plate and share their stories on how Cannabis has helped heal, put into remission or completely cured, can only cement its place in the field of medicine. Remember the no 1 weapon that the pharmaceuticals have against you is FEAR you don't take the medicine then you can die. Time is on your side to seek help elsewhere because their drugs are not going to be any faster than the course you are going on and from the results I am seeing is Marijuana wins by a long shot in the speed of recovery and let's not forget that it's not just the Cannabis that makes it all happen, the diet, the laughter, the minerals, Alkaline, etc are all cause to make you well. Sitting in a chair being pumped with chemo and reading a book about Mrs Marples stories is not the answer to your well being as a whole mind, body, and soul because that is what you are going to fix and put it all right again. I am going to make my journey for others to see and hopefully give them hope also.

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Jackie Gruebel Wheeler
10 months ago
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May your memories bring you joy and relief during the tough times. May Jessica Rest In Peace. Much love - The Gruebel Family

PL
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Paula Lipari
10 months ago
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I am sending prayers to all.

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Anonymous
10 months ago
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AB
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Alan Brower
10 months ago
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RIP Jessica

JW
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john walcott
10 months ago
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Prayers to the Wood family during these difficult times.

Tara Colao
25 months ago
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prayers for Jessica ❤️

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Joann Johnson Cortez
25 months ago
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Your are such a strong woman . You got this . Kick cancers ass . My thoughts and prayers are with you always. Love you sis

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Chad
11 months ago
1
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http://www.peggysuesurvived.com/natural-cancer-cures.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7-222LPN1wIVhrXACh0qZwsuEAAYASAAEgKSXPD_BwE

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Gerald Robert Ballantyne
15 months ago
1
1

I have leukaemia and will not go near Chemo please consider looking at medical Cabbanoids and know that the medical fraternity do not fix mind body and soul which is also part of the healing process https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLi3cAYm913dttxchirXmFrpou-CwuONH7 In my research on cancer, the most information that has stood out has been Cancer tumours of many kinds, ones you see most talked about are Prostate, Breast and skin cancers and yet there are much more. Kidney and Brain tumours to name just a couple and for me, the most disappointing is a cure for Blood cancers although they say there is 80% recovery rate through Chemo, and the other 20%? are these world figures real? because if they are that 20% is far too high, and are the figures true. And noticed and also been told by a friend that my video series on my leukaemia could be a first of its kind in the making, this is going to be quite a journey of discovery back to health. Cancer is everywhere far more than you know if you are not a cancer sufferer then the world of cancer does not come at you but if you have, a whole new picture opens up and the statistics are frightening and to prove it, if cancer drugs and exploration on the cancer front is running into billions of dollars then you can work from that, that cancer is one of the world's most prevalent disease around. And Pharmaceuticals know it. When something like a simple cold cure comes along they can synthesise something simple in nature and make a lot of money from it but right now Cannabinoids are being tested everywhere and proven to work and help sufferers, I think a world opinion on that would be a nod from everyone BUT what they will not do YET is put on paper that a certain Cannabinoids can treat, fix and repair kidney cancer. Science has to prove everything first and tested beyond doubt before being given the go ahead AND it must be profitable. Cannabis oil is young in the field of medicine but I have a feeling that research is being slowed down to create time for the big boys to create better cures rather than spend billions on research for something that has no return. And so nothing will be made available for a while but in the meanwhile to much opposition and proof from many that have Parkinson's and Fibromyalgia sufferers are seeing great results from Cannabinoids also proof is showing in many places in the world where medical cannabis can be bought legally? so who are the governing bodies who are making laws to make medical marijuana available when the pharmaceuticals are pulling their hair out because they're losing billions in profit? How conflicting it is that laws and CBD are being relaxed and that people can sell CBD and hemp products on the Internet and yet there are no scientific facts that says Cabanoids are the cure for cancer and the growing of the plant is most illegal beyond a certain point of production. The days of prohibition are so similar here. Cigarettes a scourge that has made trillions of dollars that have no benefit what so ever for the human body and Cannabis the wonder plant is having the fight to rise to the surface as the no 1 healing plant that the world has ever known. The more cancer patients step up to the plate and share their stories on how Cannabis has helped heal, put into remission or completely cured, can only cement its place in the field of medicine. Remember the no 1 weapon that the pharmaceuticals have against you is FEAR you don't take the medicine then you can die. Time is on your side to seek help elsewhere because their drugs are not going to be any faster than the course you are going on and from the results I am seeing is Marijuana wins by a long shot in the speed of recovery and let's not forget that it's not just the Cannabis that makes it all happen, the diet, the laughter, the minerals, Alkaline, etc are all cause to make you well. Sitting in a chair being pumped with chemo and reading a book about Mrs Marples stories is not the answer to your well being as a whole mind, body, and soul because that is what you are going to fix and put it all right again. I am going to make my journey for others to see and hopefully give them hope also.

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