On Tuesday 08/25/09 must have been the most difficult and heartbreaking day that my husband Carlos and I have dealt with in our entire life.
It has been almost 2 years since we started dedicating our lives to save our baby from the deadlyword Cancer. This has to be the most frightening word in our vocabulary. Our world was shattered beyond comprehension when our 2-year old son Austin was diagnosed with Advanced Stage of Bilateral Retinoblastoma Stage D - R eye -vitreous seeding and stage E –L eye - a detached retina. He was blind on his Leye because of the detached retina. Austin was diagnosed by Dr. Rand Spencer and concurs by Dr. Dan Gombos at MD Anderson.
We immediately sought out all alternative treatments for our son starting with our wonderful Dr. Rand Spencer (retinal specialist who diagnosed Austin) and Dr. Daniel Bowers. Austin had 2 systemic round of chemo…
Astin's Hebron Valley Elementrary Pre-k photo.
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Dr. Shields's brilliant ideas on Austin wearing glasses to deflect the irregularity in Austin's right eye due to the radiation to help boost his confident.