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Our beloved Heidy was recently diagnosed with an Angiosarcoma. This is an extremely rare tumor, therefore making it difficult to standardize therapy.

Angiosarcoma was first identified in 1934, however since that time minimal progress has been made to improve survival rates and treatment plans. This is an aggressive and often fatal prognosis, therefore requiring an aggressive approach. Because of the rarity of this diagnosis, expertise with this condition is also minimal. Heidy and her husband Arnold have started traveling to seek out these experts. Due to the fragile state of this tumor she is unable to fly, therefore requiring all travel to be done by ground.

Updates (3)

August 13, 2019

Arnold, Brennan and Connor have returned home to Jacksonville to start school. Heidy and her mom remain in Houston to continue chemotherapy treatment. A recent follow up with Dr. Ravi and APRN Sudha shows the cardiac Angiosarcoma tumor is responding and getting smaller. The third round of chemotherapy starts this week. Heidy continues to put her trust in God for continued healing. Heidy and her family remain thankful for everyone’s prayers and support. They remain grateful and humbled by everyone’s outpouring generosity.

July 17, 2019

Update Alert:
The boys have joined Heidy and Arnold in Houston,TX for the summer. So far things are going well and the plan is to start 2nd round of Chemo next week. As the journey continues Heidy and family choose to look towards positivity. They are humbled by the outpouring of love they have received from everyone.

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August 19, 2019

Sending so much love and positivity your way. Your strength is inspiring to all of us

Alex Blinder

August 16, 2019

So wonderful to see your sweet face. So glad your Mom is with you. Holding you and your family in my prayers. Miss you everyday.

Beth Hawley

August 15, 2019

Praying for you Heidy.

Michelle Colina

August 14, 2019

Thank you for the update! I continue to pray for your continued progress and for your family, as you go through this life's struggle.

Hayley McQuade