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Kori was dx with Ewing's Sarcoma with mets to the lungs on 12/08/08.

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Update 02/11/14:  Kori lost her 5+ year battle with Ewing's Sarcoma on 2/11/14 at 6:30PM CST.  May she rest in peace and fly high with the Angels in Heaven.

Update 1/10/13: Unfortunately, the 3rd time was not our charm.  But we have new HOPE!!  Kori will be considered for a Phase 1 Clinical Trial at the Mary Crowley Cancer Research Facility in Dallas, TX on February 11th.  We are praying that this is the answer to our prayers, & that once & for all Kori will kick Ewing's Sarcoma's ass & be able to live a somewhat normal life.  I will keep everyone updated via our Journal entries, & want to thank all of you for continuing to follow Kori's journey & praying for her well being.  It is much appreciated... NO words could tell you how much!  Thank you & God Bless :))

Update:  7/28/11 - We found out today that Kori has relapsed for a 2nd time.  She has multiple lesions (skull, pelvis and right femur)  It's a lot to take in as there is no known protocol for a 2nd relapse of Ewing's.  So today our journey begins again, but Kori is up for the challenge and we're hopeful that the 3rd time will be the charm!!

Update:  9/7/10 - Kori relapsed with a single spot to her lungs.  She had a thoracotomy to remove the spot and thus began another round of Vincristine, Irinotecan and Temodar, along with radiation to the lungs and to her left tibia.  She had a tumor in her left tibia that we had biopsied in August... the results were 99% Necrosis, but they still wanted to radiate and remove in early 2011.

February 2011 - Kori finished her radiation and chemo, and is doing well... thank the Lord :))  She had surgery on her left tibia to remove the tumor and we found out it was 100% necrosis (dead)... WOO HOO.  She will be on crutches (no weight bearing) for 6, and then ween off of the crutches over the following 6 weeks while she undergoes Physical Therapy to build up her leg and stamina again. 

April 25, 2011 - Kori had her port removed today, and we're praying that this is the LAST surgery she will ever have to endure.  :))  Thanks be to God and to everyone that has continued to support us throughout this journey - we could not do it without you!!

Original Entry - December 2008:  Kori was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma cancer to her left pelvis with mets to the lungs in December, 2008.  She was 13 years old at the time of diagnosis. 

She has endured 25 radiation treatments and 14 rounds of chemotherapy, which lasted for 3 to 4 days inpatient for each round.  She has undergone numerous tests and  procedures, and has continued to amaze us with her tenacity. 

As of today (01/18/2010), Kori is considered to be in remission.  While we are ecstatic about this news, we are also determined to take this news 3 months at a time as Ewing's is a very aggressive cancer and has a tendency to come back with a vengeance.  We will continue to celebrate each and every day and know that she is living her life to the fullest!!

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Krista Quinn posted a new journal entry, "Six Months...".

Monday, August 11th @ 9:28pmFirst and foremost, thank you for all of the love and support we have received not only over the past six months since Kori's passing, but for ... Read more

Grace Mae's MomMom signed Kori's Guestbook.

One thing I know-words may not mean much right now, but I just want you to knw we share in your missing Kori. As parents we think of our children "every minute of everyday ... Read more

Robert Murphy signed Kori's Guestbook.

We continue praying for ALL of your family.  Praying God continues to provide peace, comfort, healing of hearts, and lives full of sweet times of joy even during the ... Read more

Robert Murphy signed Kori's Guestbook.

Our prayer for you, your family, and HomeGrant them peace, most precious gift of all Keep the worried world far away and small When they return, may quiet fill their ... Read more

J Wipke signed Kori's Guestbook.

Thinking of you both and hoping that you are doing well. We remember Kori often and will be thinking of her on Tuesday July 8th especially.  Read more

Robert Murphy signed Kori's Guestbook.

Just a note of encouragement to each of you to take to heart the knowledge that God's love for you is never ending and His purpose for you is bigger than any problems we ... Read more

Autumn Morgan signed Kori's Guestbook.

Just wanted to let you know that Kori and your family are always in my thoughts and prayers . Read more

Robert Murphy signed Kori's Guestbook.

May your family continue to stand strong on good days and bad. May you continue to grow in spirit. May God grant each of you renewed Faith, strength, and determination ... Read more

signed Kori's Guestbook.

Just wanted you to know that I have been thinking about Kori and your family. I hope that she is leaving you some signs of her presence. Know that you are in my thoughts ... Read more

Trisha, Mike & Hannah Overby signed Kori's Guestbook.

 May she rest in peace, thoughts and prayers for her family, friends & loved ones. God bless. Read more

Robert Murphy signed Kori's Guestbook.

Krista Bless you this Mothers Day. A mother's role as a steward of God's love for the children He places in her care, for whatever amount of time He grants, has a ... Read more

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