Is this PTSD?

PTSD is a weird thing.  We often think only soldiers or police experience it, but I’m pretty sure I am having it now.  The last year of Hollis’s life, especially the last few hours, are constantly replaying in the back of my mind.  At times it is hard to concentrate because of it, but usually […]

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What a difference a year makes.

Today on Facebook I was reminded of where we were one year ago and how much hope we had.  We had just arrived in Cologne Germany and Hollis had his first round of Immunotherapy at the IOZK clinic.  We met several other families, including the Martin family from Ireland and their daughter Doireann, who was also […]

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DIPG Atlas project with TGen

If it seems like we have several fundraisers going on right now, it’s because we do.  If you’ve been keeping up with our story, you know we have developed a partnership with Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen).  Last month the Hope Through Hollis Fund donated $30,000 to TGen enabling a team led by TGen Deputy Director Dr. […]

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Still stable!

On Friday October 28th we had an appointment to review the results of the MRI performed that Wednesday.  The Doctor said the MRI showed that the cancer had not substantially changed since the MRI we had in August!  He said it’s often hard to tell exactly what is going in inside the cancer but they […]

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Living the “stable” life

Stable is the new word around here.  His MRI on August 22nd showed his tumor is still stable with no growth and some necrosis, which are essentially dead cells.  His Dr at Phoenix Children’s Hospital was encouraged by the results and we are too!  We are hoping his next MRI will show more dying cells […]

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