Additional Confirmation from University of Chicago

Dr. Kurnit called us this evening and reiterated what we heard earlier from Dr. Sidani. She has been in communication with him and they are in agreement that chemotherapy should be started again immediately. She also gave more clarity on why surgery is not recommended at this time. This is an aggressive cancer and while…

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An Update for Theresa

I would have liked to have waited longer than three months to write in this journal again. The last 90 days have been nothing but optimistic and positive and my mom hasn’t looked or felt better since her cancer diagnosis in September.  The last time we were here was almost exactly three months ago and…

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CA-125 Results and 34 Infusions!

Today we received the AMAZING news that my moms CA-125 result was THIRTEEN!!!!  A normal range of this cancer marker is 0-35! Can’t be more perfect than this!  Just to give a baseline, her reading in September was off the charts and over 1200. What a miracle!!!! I manage all of the doctors appointments for…

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The Doctors: University of Chicago

Several people have reached out and strongly suggested considering second opinion consults as we go through this journey. My amazing sister-in-law, Alyssa Rapp, immediately introduced me to her friend and company board member, Dr. Funmi Olopade who is one of the University of Chicago’s top hematology oncologists. Dr. Olopade and I have been texting since…

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The Doctors: Meet our New Best Friends

With weekly doctors appointments and various offices it is been really reassuring to know we have the best of the best helping my mom. We are primarily working with Dr. Sidani out of the NWI Cancer Centers, St Mary Medical Center (part of Community Healthcare System) and University of Chicago.  My mom will need to…

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