At 5 years of age Hope was diagnosed with High Risk, Stage 4, Neuroblastoma on April 3rd, 2007. Hope started treatment with in hours of being admitted to The Children’s Hospital of Denver. After six rounds of high dose chemo; stem cell harvest; 6 surgeries including a surgery to remover her tumor Hope was ready for her Bone Marrow Transplant. On September 4th 2007, she spent 24 days in Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, as the last patient in the “old” Children’s Hosiptal.Hope continued treatment over the next year receiving 12 cycles radiation, Hope then completed (6 rounds of CH 14.18 and 6 months of a take-home chemo). Her last treatment was May 18, 2008. We continue to scan every six months.
May 2010; Hope became a member of the HOPE Clinic (Helping Oncology Patients Excel).
Hope is in remission!
Thank you to all of our Caregivers, Nurses, Doctors, Friends and Family whom without this journey would have been unbearable. We Stand Faitnful and full of Hope!
On August 14, 2011 we celebrated Hope’s 10th Birthday, a true MIRACLE!
Hope loves the Miracle Party, she looks forward to it every year! She said will attend it for the rest of her life and she will one day take her children.