Gene Augustin has pancreatic cancer and needs your help.
On January 22, 2013, after a week of investigative procedures at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Gene was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma (pancreatic cancer) at the head of the pancreas. This diagnosis was both shocking and devastating as Gene has been in excellent health his entire life and is very physically fit.
However there is some good news...
Because the cancer appears to be early stage, Gene was selected to participate in a clinical research trial to determine whether a new treatment is effective in controlling cancer growth. Gene must fly to Boston each week for his treatments at MGH. (Read Gene's Blog at TEAM GENE CHRONICLES
for more details and updates.)
Because of the extensive costs associated with traveling to Boston for treatments, along with other uncovered medical expenses and the loss of work while away, we are asking for donations.
We know Gene has a long, difficult road ahead of him, and we are trying to do everything we can to support him and keep him physically, mentally, and emotionally healthy. Our hope is that Gene's optimism and overall good health will help him prevail against this killer disease.
Gene has given to all of us in his lifetime from scoutmaster, teacher, inventor, father, grandfather, swim coach, captain, to pancake chef and business owner. Please stand with us in our battle against cancer by giving today.CLICK "GIVE" (above right) AND CHOOSE TEAM GENE CANCER FUND.
By donating to TEAM GENE CANCER FUND 100% of your donation will go towards expenses for Gene's medical treatment and recovery.
If you prefer to give by check, please make payable to Gene Augustin and mail to:
P.O. Box 3053
Windermere, FL 34786-3053