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Lakeside teenager diagnosed with brain cancer

A neighborhood is rallying behind a household from Lakeside, a 14-year-old lady is battling stage three brain cancer.

LAKESIDE, Calif. — At 14-years-old, a teenager’s solely concern must be ending highschool and having fun with their weekends with household and buddies, however for young Macie Cobb of Lakeside, that is not the case.

Last month, Macie and her household came upon she was diagnosed with grade 3 anaplastic meningioma–an aggressive brain tumor, leaving the household distraught. 

“The news has been really hard to take ever since then,” mentioned Nicole Brierley and Kristie Sprecco, Cobb’s aunt and a household good friend who’ve been supporting the household via all of it.

Dealing with the devastating information of getting a brain tumor is only one problem haunting the household.

Just a couple of days in the past additionally they came upon that the precise medical therapy wanted to assist beat the cancer shouldn’t be lined by insurance coverage. Meaning if the household doesn’t pay, Cobb might be neglected of a therapy that might save her life.

Which is why a fundraiser was organized by the Lakeside Community to boost money for the household.

“They gave us a week, a little over a week to come up with the cash. 100 thousand dollars cash, before the service starts. Which is why we are in such a need to gather things so quickly,” mentioned Nicole.

Cobb has been dealing with excruciating migraines and at one level ended up within the hospital, that is the place the docs confirmed her prognosis.

“It’s just a reality check that we are in this situation right now,” mentioned Nicole.

Cobb is at the moment in recovery after going via surgical procedure to take away the tumor, however what follows is radiation remedy and fixed MRI scans.

With the assistance of the neighborhood they hope they’ll attain the precise quantity to start out her therapy and  repay the hefty medical invoice.

If you have an interest in serving to the household, go to their GoFundMe account.

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