Update August 14, 2014
In recent months, Evangelina has been struggling with the re occurrence of her leg tumor. Evangelina has begun a fundraising project to help fund the surgery and care she requires for the liposarcoma tumor on her leg.
Please go to her campaign, see her story and give what you can, to help Evangelina be able to pay for the care she requires.
Thank YOU! http://www.gofundme.com/cuvndc
At first doctors thought the lump on Evangelina’s leg was just a lipoma, a fatty deposit. It had never posed a problem before and had been there for several years. It began to protrude from her leg and her daughter became concerned. After removal, tests showed the lump to be a liposarcoma, a rare cancer for someone as young as Evangelina.
She found the stress from dealing with doctors, tests and hospitals was wearing her down and was actually worse than dealing with the cancer itself. Conflicting opinions were testing her personal resolve. She stayed strong within herself and held her belief that (more…)