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Review for Lazarex Cancer Foundation, Danville, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

This is our story, a glimpse into my husband Lee’s cancer journey and how Lazarex made a difference in our life. First, I want you to know a little bit about Lee – he loved life. He enjoyed traveling throughout the United States and exploring new areas of the country. He valued the friendships he made over the years and throughout his career. He considered his many friends as one of the greatest blessing in life.
So how did we come to be a part of Lazarex? Well, once diagnosed it was determined that Lee had late stage advanced prostate cancer. No cure, just treatment to slow it down and to help manage his pain. Multiple rounds of radiation, chemo, all the traditional treatments. Then a ray of hope. Through a friend of ours we learned about a clinical trial that was open and actively seeking participants. After an in-depth study of Lee’s cancer - the cellular makeup, additional testing, and review of his treatment history, some good news. He met the criteria, was eligible and was selected to participate. It was a Phase I study but even with that Lee was all in. Maybe his involvement would make a difference. If not for himself for someone down the road. The challenge - the study was at the University of Colorado in Denver and we lived in Missouri. That meant frequent travel and at times on short notice. His cancer had taken a toll by then and driving was no longer an option. And on short notice flights are traditionally expensive. But we were determined to make it work. Then, through one of the sweetest and dearest nurses at our oncologist’s office, we learned about Lazarex. We reached out, shared the details of Lee’s journey and provided some information about ourselves. Within a short period of time we learned that Lazarex was ready, willing and able to help with some of our expenses. What a blessing!
Lazarex is making a difference. Thank you. And thanks to all of you who are supporting Lazarex. You are making a difference. Bless you!!

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