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Leikyn Turchi

Leikyn Turchi

Our lives changed on March 4th 2010. My mommy took me to the er because i wasnt breathing right. They said i was fine but mommy refused and demanded and xray she thought i had a lung infection. Mommy and I were taken in a room all by ourselves, that is when mommy started crying and held me tight until daddy got there. They told mommy and daddy they thought it was stage 4 neuroblastoma Mnyc amplified (more aggressive) They said i only had a 10% chance. Me proving them all wrong showed them how strong I was. It was only stage 3 neuroblastoma and my Mnyc wasnt amplified. I had a biopsy done the next day and started bleeding. They got enough out to send it away. The tumor has smushed my left lung and shoved my heart and breathing tube over. I had to be intubated for 10…


My Journal

Leikyn started her first day of pre school today. I can't believe she goes to kindergarten next year. September is childhood cancer awareness month, its crazy to think the full month of september 2010 Leikyn endured 30 radiation treatments. Leikyn is ready for her birthday, I can't beleive she will be 5. She is ready for cake and ice cream. We are waiting to hear back from urology, they were going to look over her scans and check her bladder and kidneys. We also have great news, they are stretching her scans to every 6 months now. No scans until febuary. As exciting as that seems, it also makes me nervous. Leikyn had a fall saturday and hurt her foot, she hasn't missed a beat though. It was funny, when we walk in the dr.s just know her. As much as I wish we weren't there it's always good to…