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Brain Stem Cancer Cheats Another Child Of Childhood
Emmy Mott is going on four but faces a future of fear. Pray for a miracle.
By: Bruce brodowski
Emmy Mott’s mom took her to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh. A CT scan revealed a large mass. Then the MRI confirmed the dreaded Pontine Glioma or Brain stem Glioma. It is a highly aggressive cancerous tumor which is found at the base of the brain in the pons which controls many of the body’s most vital functions. Due to this it is inoperable and not curable. She has been given a life expectancy of 6-8 weeks.
This is not the first time a child has been diagnosed with this disease. Pontine Glioma is an exceedingly rare form of terminal brainstem cancer that mostly affects the very young. Unfortunately, this cancer’s statistics are beyond horrifying.
• There are only about 200 cases diagnosed each year.
• Due to the diffuse nature of the cancer there are no surgical options, and current chemotherapies have been found to be ineffective.
• With treatment, the median survival rate is less than 12 months.
• The chance of continued survival beyond 1 year is less than 8%.
• While radiation therapy does permit some relief of the symptoms, the benefits are short lived, and there are no known long term survivors once the tumor reoccurs.
Emmy Mott’s grandfather Bruce Brodowski, president of Carolinas Ecumenical Healing Ministries, missionary, and author of books on healing states, “I have been to Brazil with Global Awaken on a healing mission. I have witnessed the blind see, the lame walk, the deaf hear, and tumors disappear. Recently a child’s spinal tumor was healed. This time it got personal. This time it hit home. We won’t give up praying for a miracle.”
Emmy Mott is touching people’s hearts and bringing people closer to God. Emmy’s facebook page has already touched thousands of people all over the world. People in Australia, Africa, UK, Brazil, and across the United States are praying for her.
We haven’t given up hope, says her mom. We are all praying for a miracle. We will continue to stay positive and fill our time with as many activities as possible that Emmy will enjoy. In the meantime, we want to be sure that we can provide Emmy a quality of life with as much joy as possible with whatever time we have left with her. For now, she is doing well. She is happy, energetic, and loving life. Her smile lights up a room.
We know that it is all in God’s hands.
Join us in praying for a miracle.