Hello again. I am not much a poster on Facebook and when I do its usually about my health. This will be no different. The cancer is back and this time its playing for keeps. The cancer has moved into the space between my spinal cord and the meninges that cover the cord. This is problematic in that drugs have a hard time trying to cross that barrier and kill the cancer. I have started a new course of drug therapy that is based on a mutation in the melanoma that the drug can jump on and prevent it from growing and shrink the tumors. Hopefully the drug can get to the nasties. Outside of the fact that this course of medicine is my best hope at the moment, my body is betraying me. As the tumors press on my spinal cord it is causing a bunch of neurological issues, the worst of it is double vision and dangerously weak legs.
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- Colleen HechtPraying for all of you on this journey. May God bless you and keep you in his hands. Please, please let us know if we can do anything. Keep up the fight Lee! You are strong and know how to fight through this! Lots of love from Evan,Colleen, Ben and Zach.7/13/18