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Help Dena get her cure for RARE DISEASE!
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My name is Dena Cantz and I need life saving surgery and am writing this for myself since I have no family (all deceased) and am the last one living. This year I was diagnosed with a rare disease called PARATHYROID DISEASE! (NOT  related to ... More ...

My name is Dena Cantz and I need life saving surgery and am writing this for myself since I have no family (all deceased) and am the last one. This year I was diagnosed with a rare disease called PARATHYROID DISEASE! (NOT  related to the thyroid). After many vials of blood week after week among other tests it was CONFIRMED! This rare disease is LIFE THREATENING and destroys the body if surgery is not performed to remove the tumors  from my neck.

This rare disease has many significant health risks: Heart Failure, Heart Attack, Calcification of the Heart, Brain and Kidneys, Doubles the risk of Breast, Colon and Kidney Cancer, Severe Advanced Osteoporosis, Stroke, Renal Failure and EARLY DEATH to mention a few.

This rare disease takes a toll on you mentally, emotionally and physically while waiting for the worst to happen. TIME is your ENEMY having this rare disease. The longer you have to wait to have surgery the more DAMAGE is done to the body! 

This will need to be an Out Of State Surgery and will have  additional expenses such as airfare, hotel etc. My health insurance is refusing to pay for and out of state surgery because it is OUT OF NETWORK! This is not a surgery that any surgeon can do being it is a rare disease most surgeons DO NOT have the expertise which is why it needs to be out of state. I am very fortunate there is a cure (surgery) by removing the tumors to save my life!

I'm very DESPERATE to raise the funds I need to get well as to have a long life! All I want is to grow old with my husband of 32 years and our four, four legged kids. With all you beautiful people out there you could make this possible for me through your generous donations.

My goal is to have surgery by the most Experienced and Brilliant Parathyroid Surgeon on this earth! Being this disease is rare, people from all over the world travel to this surgeon Dr. James Norman from Tampa Flordia (www.parathyroid.com). 

I just turned 59 yrs of age and am way to young to have what this disease offers! Please HELP me gain my life back! I am one person with a serious disease with no family support who NEEDS a lot of HELP! Please be the family I do not have and help me!

I'm asking for you to open up your hearts to help me reach my goal to go and have the surgery needed. This will indeed be a LIFE CHANGING OPERATION for me. No donation is to small and any help will be Greatly Appreciated and will bring me closer to having the surgery needed.

Thank you in advance for your generous donations. Please share my campaign with your family and friends as well as on FaceBook, please like & share with all your friends and be the helping family I don't have!

Thank you all for your prayers and support!

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