Fighting DIPG-Well...

Ava's surgery went well.  The doctor was able to remove the tumor but there was a surprise.  It grew over 50% in a week and a half.  

The MRI also showed lesions in the spine.  There was one big spot, three little ones and lots of spotted markings that don't belong in spinal fluid.

We aren't sure what this means.  We have to wait for pathology results to find out exactly what was removed and go from there.  All we know is this is not good news. 

We thank you for your many prayers for Ava right now.   

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18 Responses to “Fighting DIPG-Well...”
  1. Jennifer Wilkerson says:

    ((((HUGS)))) We love you guys! Hate that She has to go through all of this! Prayers are sent!!! Please call me day or night if you want to talk! You are an amazing friend and wish I was there for you!

  2. Amy says:

    I'm so sorry. Prayers sent.

  3. Marie Sledd says:

    I can't imagine what you are going through right now. I have been thinking of all of you today. Glad they got it all out but was hoping that you would get some positive news to help you guys on this journey. Please know that I have been keeping your family in my prayers and not a day goes by that your sweet girls are not thought of! Many hugs sent your way...

  4. Melissa Pizzalato says:

    Love you guys....prayers have been sent.

  5. Danielle Smith says:

    Oh, Cynthia, I am sorry that the news was not better. I will be praying for your family.

  6. Jenn Radock says:

    Sending you love and prayers.

  7. Kristen Carter says:

    Lots of prayers and positive thoughts for you and your family Ava!!

  8. Halli Jackson says:

    Continuing our prayers!

  9. Aunt Bean says:

    Hey Guys... we are here for you Love and MORE PRAYERS

    Aunt Bean, Uncle Jay, Emily and Haley

  10. Brittany Redden says:

    We are praying, praying, praying!!!!

  11. Anonymous says:

    Thinking and praying for you guys everyday!!

    Love,
    The Carle family

  12. I am Emily Gibson's aunt and I am praying in Georgia.

    Suzanne Smith

  13. Brittany Mease says:

    Oh Cynthia, y'all are in my most positive thoughts and daily prayers! I'm here if ya need anything!

  14. Anonymous says:

    We love you and always thinking and praying for you all. Keep fighting Ava!
    Love,
    Sylvia and Adree

  15. Melissa says:

    Sending up extra prayers for all of you tonight. I have also asked my dad to add you all to the prayer list at his church.

  16. Vesna says:

    She has been in our prayers and will be. Faith is powerful! God Bless her!!!

  17. Julia A. says:

    So sorry to hear this :( I will continue to pray for Ava!

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