× Estamos introduciendo nuevas características a CaringBridge. Las traducciones al español no están disponibles actualmente, pero esperamos poder agregarlos pronto. Gracias por su paciencia.

Close

CaringBridge Is Funded By People Like You

Make a Donation to CaringBridge

Honor Chase with a tax-deductible contribution to CaringBridge today. Click here to make your donation.

Chase’s Story

Welcome to our CaringBridge site. We've created it to keep friends and family updated. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement during this time when it matters most. Your thoughts and prayers are so appreciated. We have wonderful doctors and nurses here and with God on our team, we are ready to compete in the biggest game of Chase's life!

Game On!

Chase's story began about a week before Thanksgiving when he was complaining that his lips were numb, jaw was sore and teeth hurt, all at just random times, no triggers or anything. So he went to the dentist first for ex-rays, looking for a cavity or abscess. Then he went to the orthodontist. Next we made a stop at the local clinic and thought his sinuses were causing the discomfort. All this in a period of 4 weeks, while he was attending classes at DSU and preparing for finals. When he came home after finals, the local PA took another look at him and found a large mass of lymph nodes on his neck,and a small one on his cheek, and behind his ear. This got the ball rolling with a trip to DeSmet for blood work, a stop at the Brookings ER and here we are at Sanford Children's Hospital diagnosed with T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. (ALL)

Game On Team Chase!

Latest Journal Update

August Update

This month has been busy! Chase had a lumbar puncture and all his usual chemo on August 13th. His numbers all looked good and weekly chemo will continue at the same dose. One of his liver numbers was slightly elevated but that is from the anti fungal he takes twice a day. Classes started for him yesterday at DSU. He moved into a house with three other guys last week. All is going great for him!


Cole also moved back to DWU and started classes yesterday. He is living on campus in the pods with five roommates. They have a pretty nice set up. We celebrated Cole's 20th birthday by going to a Vikings preseason game two weeks ago. It was really a fun time!


Tim started school with teachers on the 17th and students on the 20th. I even subbed a day already.


As you can see, we have done a lot of moving in the last month. We are looking forward to the changes a new school year brings, also. Somethings that never change though are the many prayers for those fighting cancer. Thanks again to all of you who follow us and keep us in your prayers.


Game On
heart
37 people hearted this

Comentarios

12 Comentarios

Linda Dailey
By Linda Dailey
Great news!!! Prayers will continue!!! It was great seeing you at the wedding!! :)
heart
1 person hearted this
Tammy Albrecht
By Tammy Albrecht
Hey! Glad to read all is well. Have a great school year everyone!
Happy Fall, You All!
heart
1 person hearted this
Tammy Albrecht
By
So glad to read that all is well. All has been well here. Go back in October. Blessings to everyone.
heart
1 person hearted this
Linda Jensen
By Steve and Linda Jensen
So glad to hear great news!
heart
1 person hearted this
Roger Skallerud
By Roger & Carolyn Skallerud
It appears your life is getting back to normal after a long, stressful period, we are very happy for all of your family
heart
1 person hearted this
Carole Kjellsen
By Carole & Dick Kjellsen — last edited
Congratulations on good news and successful college moves. Your family is blessed, and we are all thrilled to know you are enjoying some Happy Times at last. The Kjellsens, Kelsey 's aunt and uncle in GA
heart
1 person hearted this
James Craney
By Jim & Sharon Craney
To the Casper family great job!! Boy between DSU and DWU how do you keep them straight. We also are going through some trying times as granddaughter Mackenzie is off to college at Miami of Ohio. Where has the time gone. It is hard to let me go isn't it? God has answered so many of your and our prayers and we will continue to send them from Mazomanie.
heart
1 person hearted this
Linda Johnson
By Linda Johnson
Sounds like a great year ahead for all of you!!!!
heart
1 person hearted this
Kristi Sweeter
By Kristi Sweeter & family
Thanks for the update. Good to hear that things are going great. Blessed on the upcoming school year!
heart
1 person hearted this
Jaryn Casper
By Jaryn
I love me some good news!!
heart
1 person hearted this