Tragic Toddler Has Parents Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer

by Kathy Jones on  March 26, 2011 at 5:44 PM Cancer News
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18-month-old Sadie Bond is facing life without both parents after the latter were diagnosed with terminal cancer.
 Tragic Toddler Has Parents Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer
Tragic Toddler Has Parents Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer

Her dad Nathan has been diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer and has a 60% chance of survival for five years; while her mum Elisa has incurable breast cancer and has a 16% survival chance for 5 years.

"I wanted to grow old with my husband and care for our daughter," Elisa, a real estate agent told NY Daily News. "Now I'm just hoping for a miracle."

Elisa and Nathan have taken medical leave and are undergoing chemotherapy that has left them nauseous throughout the day. Their friends have created a website to help them manage living expenses and have collected $25,000 so far. Users can also donate at friendsofnathanandelisa.blogspot.com


Source: Medindia

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Tarundeep Friday, April 1, 2011

When it comes to colorectal cancer, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. While I guess that could be said of just about any disease, I think it's more relevant for colorectal cancer because of the location [where most of the body's waste is stored].

ennairam_23 Saturday, March 26, 2011

The poor child. I hope a miracle will occur so that the parents will be cancer-free and can watch their daughter grow up.

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