Devourment guitarist Chris Andrews is battling mind most cancers and will use your assist. Andrews initially had a mind tumor eliminated practically 10 years in the past, and sadly had a a lot bigger one eliminated earlier this month. A GoFundMe organized by Chris‘ mom Melinda Andrews can be found here to help with medical bills and living expenses.
We want Chris all the very best.
“Hello, my title is Melinda Andrews and I’m elevating funds for my son Chris Andrews‘ mind most cancers remedy,” wrote Melinda. “His mind tumor returned after being eliminated nearly ten years in the past. This time his mind tumor was thrice the scale of the unique tumor and has the best grade of most cancers at grade 4. His mind surgical procedure was at M. D. Anderson Most cancers Middle in Houston, and a lot of the tumor was eliminated.
“He’ll want radiation and chemotherapy for six weeks, and continued chemotherapy for a 12 months. We want funds to pay for his medical bills together with mind surgical procedure, hospital stays, radiation, chemotherapy, touring to Houston, and staying in lodges in Houston for eight weeks. Chris has needed to miss quite a lot of work so his earnings has been considerably decreased. His insurance coverage is mediocre and refusing to pay for among the procedures.”
Devourment additionally supplied the next remark: “We’ve not actually gotten into why Chris Andrews will not be enjoying guitar with us at the moment on the Slam Tour of the 12 months, as a result of we did not actually know what was happening with him till a couple of month in the past. After we have been placing this tour collectively, he was having extreme anxiousness points, together with however not restricted to a powerful worry of getting a seizure or some form of bodily breakdown on stage in the course of a present. It seems, on the middle of all of this, Chris had a quickly growing mind tumor.
“It was found by way of magnetic resonance imaging on 4/20/23 – 6cm lengthy, 6cm broad, and 6cm tall – a 2 inch dice of most cancers cells was actually residing rent-free in his head. His mom sought out the very best care obtainable, and located MD Anderson Most cancers Middle in Houston, TX, only a couple hours from Chris’s house in Austin. On 5/9, Chris underwent a frontal craniotomy and tumor resection surgical procedure. He’s already recovering from mind surgical procedure miraculously effectively. He’s going to obtain radiation remedy with chemotherapy via June and the primary half of July, after which chemotherapy by itself for 12 months.
“Please think about donating when you have something to spare. Each little bit counts in the direction of the large quantity of prices that shall be incurred via this warfare on most cancers. These prices embrace medical payments insurance coverage could presumably decline to pay, and extraordinary residing bills that can pile on high of the truth that he’s unable to work and obtain the common earnings of his full wage.”
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