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Sep 21, 2018
4 and a half years ago, Todd was diagnosed with high-grade osteosarcoma in his knee. He had surgery to remove it and they replaced his knee and part of his femur with a mega prosthesis. He underwent 6 rounds of in patient chemotherapy over a period of 7 months. He was cancer free, even sickness-free since his last chemo in 2014.
Early June, this year 2018, Todd noticed a bump on his thigh on the same leg where the cancer was before. After a doctor ‘s visit, MRI, and a biopsy, it has been confirmed that he has a recurrence of osteosarcoma now. This tumor is more aggressive than the first one, even though the first one was already categorized in the highest stage for sarcoma. After discussions about two options, Todd chose the only option that goes for cure...a certain number of rounds of high-dose chemotherapy, followed by surgery to remove the tumor. The chemo is in-patient for 5 days in a row and then 24 hours of fluid to flush out the kidneys. I am thankful that Todd is a fighter and is choosing to fight for his life so that he can continue to be my wonderful husband on this earth and keep parenting his three precious Jewels, Dahlia (19), T.J.(17) and Eliana (8).