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Nick

On May 12th, 2006, we learned that Nick, then 8, had Neuroblastoma. His symptoms were a low grade fever and a tummy ache. Several doctors misdiagnosed his illness and one told his mother she was over reacting when she pressed for more tests.

Fortunately, Nick is currently beating this beast thanks to cutting edge treatments at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City. He turned 13 in January of 2010, which is amazing since we were told that most likely he would not see his 9th birthday. Nick was able to tolerate a mouse version of an antibody invented at MSKCC which saved his life to this point.

Unfortunately, not all children are able to accept the treatment that saved Nick so we are aggressively trying to raise funds in an effort to create alternative treatments that can save more children. We also live in fear of a relapse and want to find a cure to this nasty disease.
Please help us in this fight!