Wesleys Cancer Treatment Fund

For: Wesley Badger
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$1,630
of $5,000 goal.
Raised by 24 donors
32% Complete
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The Story

On December 7th our 25 year old son Wesley went to his doctors office for a check up he had been having some weight loss and was itching all over, which he thought might be psoraisis, he also had begun to have some chest pains at night.
His pulse was elevated and his EKG came back abnormal so he was transferred to a local hospital where he was seen by a cardiologist who found a mass completely around his heart and in one lung.
He was then transferred to another hospital that same night where he was seen by another cardiologist and an oncologist.
He was told that night by the oncologist that she was 90% certain he had lymphoma.
They did two biopsies on him, and on Decmber 16th he was confirmed with Hodgkins Lymphoma.
His medical insuance will max out before he is close to completing treatment so please consider making a donation.
Don't think that if all you can give is $5.00 it won't matter, all of those little donations will add up to one great big one.
Thank you for your donation, and for your caring enough to show it.

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on October 13, 2013

Posted on October 13, 2013

We have finally been able to get Wesley some help, this has been frustrating to say the list.  He can't qualify for assistane in just about everything we applied for because he had income last year, well last year he didn't have cancer and of course he had income he worked, he didn't live off of the government for no reason so you punish him for it by first of all cancelling the program that his previous employeer had insurance through when the sequester went into effect, and then turning him down for assistance because he worked, even through the first three months of chemo he worked, even when he got sent to the ER from work during chemo treatment he worked, he did that until he could do it no longer due to his health, so lets punish him for it ~thank you US Government ~ if he hadn't worked and had been a slug things would be fine everything would have been paid, in the three months he had not treatment his tumor spread.  MD Anderson finally came through and gave him 50% financing but the other 50% he is supposed to pay upfront every visit so he is still in REAL need of assistance.  Thank you to everyone who is supporting him through prayer and through donation.

Posted on August 5, 2013

Posted on August 5, 2013

Wesleys PET scan just came back and the news is not good, the tumor is taking on more dye which means it is more active, the disease has spread all over his chest and to a few other areas, he is in desperate need of funds having lost all insurance.

Posted on June 6, 2013

Posted on June 6, 2013

I just posted an image of Wesleys tumor of diagnosis in December, the two black areas are his lungs, the white mass covering the area where a visible heart should be is his tumor.
Wes is still fighting cancer please consider making a donation.

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