Yorkshire news Girl, two, facing 84 weeks of chemo after clumsiness was actually brain tumour PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Family appeal after tot has already endured 12 and half hours of open brain surgery
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Little Isobel Windget is faced with the horrendous prospect of 84 weeks of chemotherapy after her loss of balance turned out to be a vicious brain tumour. The warrior tot has already endured 12 and half hours of surgery on her brain stem, but as some of the tumour still remains, she'll require the intense treatment. Godmother Becca Casey, from Holmfirth, Huddersfield, has appealed to the local community in a bid to raise funds to keep Isobel's family afloat whilst the two-year-old battles the tumour. To get the latest email updates from Yorkshire Live, click here. Whilst benign, the tumour has continued to grow in a dangerous position, leaving the family, no choice but to now take the chemotherapy being offered. After initially having problems with her eye sight and balance, it wasn't until Isobel had an MRI, that the tumour was found. Becca said: "Initially, they were only going to do an 84 week treatment plan of chemotherapy. "I say only, but it was instead of the open brain surgery. (Image: Isobel's Army/Lauren Windget) "But they eventually decided to do the surgery too, in an attempt to get rid of it." The tumour had begun to grow quicker, causing pressure on the brainstem, leaving the chemotherapy unable to keep up. Despite the quick intervention on April 1, surgeons were unable to remove all of Izzy's tumour and the little girl has been on a turbulent journey.
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. The situation worsened as Isobel had to be placed in an induced coma. Enter your postcode to see local issues near you
Mum Lauren said: "She’s being an absolute warrior, but her little body has had to take so much. "Her body stresses and her heart rate become dangerously high so she has to remain sedated and on ventilator between X-rays, CTs, EEGs, antibiotics and anti virals. "Yet she’s shown us she’s very much her cheeky self. "When the nurse got her torch out to check her pupils, Isobel clocked it and shut her eyes so tight, she was having absolutely none of it. hating the bright lights.
(Image: Isobel's Army/Lauren Windget)
"Our hearts are breaking every step of this journey - a journey no parent should ever have to face. "It’s truly a living nightmare rollercoaster from hell! "From Becca's fundraiser, we plan mostly on using it doing things with the kids. " A zoo trip to see the tigers is #1 on our list for Isobel when they finally reopen and she’s well enough to go - I think family days out are going to be exactly what the kids will need. "Making the best memories during the long and uncertain journey we all have ahead and it means the absolute world to us that we’re going to be able to do these things." To donate to Izzy's fund click here
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