An Important Announcement from Cole’s Foundation & Cole's Pages
It has been brought to our attention that an unknown individual is targeting families in the childhood cancer community via hate-filled and inappropriate email messages. Rest assured, these messages are not coming directly from Cole’s Foundation or Cole’s Pages. We are working with those involved to find answers regarding this distasteful and inexcusable behavior. If you have any questions or information regarding this urgent situation you may contact us by calling 1-888-365-COLE (2653) or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At age 4, Jacob was diagnosed with Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID) and undergoes IVIG therapy every four weeks to give him a temporary immune system. Jacob cannot produce the fighter cells necessary to keep him healthy and fight any illness or bacteria that enters his body. Even a cold can be troublesome for him as it can go into sinus infection or pneumonia. Pneumonia can do damage to his lungs and they can never be repaired. He has had two sinus surgeries to clear out blockage, scarring and infection. Because of this immune disorder he is susceptible to other illnesses and health issues. November of 2012 he was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. He is currently taking Pentasa, steroids, 6MP, which is a chemotherapy drug and Pamidronate infusions for bone loss (Osteoporosis). Jacob will require frequent testing, blood work and will require many trips to Omaha to follow up with his…Read More
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