Tayven, now 4 years old, was diagnosed at the age of 15 months with
He had an 8 hour surgery to remove the tumor
followed by 33 sessions of radiation. He had a rocky recovery from the surgery
and required a trach and feeding tube. He had re-learn all fine and gross motor
His scans remained clean for 16 months before
presenting a recurrence. He had his second 6 hour brain surgery to remove that
tumor followed by another 8 months of clean scans before his second recurrence.
He then endured 3 rounds of chemo before another MRI presented continued growth
That brings us to current day where we are just
having fun enjoying each day. He loves to laugh, chase his sister and
cats and play cars and trains. His journey has taught us some hard but
important lessons that include not taking anything for granted and staying
present every day; to just take each moment in.
Please Support Our Journey
Did you know that only 5% of cancer research dollars is allocated to childhood cancer?
We are fundraising for IT4CC in support of Childhood Cancer Canada (CCC) and would love to be able to count on your support. Together we can further life-saving research, and help grow CCC's critical education, community and connectivity programs to children with cancer and their families.
Let's create more victories for the 10,000 kids currently battling cancer in Canada.
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