Jesus L. is 13 years old of Lake Worth has Desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT), an aggressive malignant neoplasm. He is being treated at St. Jude’s hospital. They have another son 10 years old that is autistic. All 4 of them reside at St. Jude’s until treatment for Jesus is done as both children need full-time care.
Debra E. is 63 years old of West Palm Beach was diagnosed with stage 3 Breast Cancer. Debra started chemotherapy in January of 2016 and became very ill for the first five months. Her copayments were very high and her husband was the only one working. In the middle of her chemotherapy, Debra’s husband was laid off and she lost her health insurance.
Justin C. is 4 years old of West Palm Beach. He has Lymphoblastic Leukemia and is being treated at Palms West Children Hospital. In addition to Justin, his parents have a 16 month old. The mother does not work to care for their son.
Carol L. is 74 years old of Palm Beach Gardens was diagnosed with Breast Cancer stage 2 and Pulmonary Fibrosis. Carol underwent chemotherapy, radiation and needs oxygen 24/7. Carol contacted CAHH after receiving a final disconnection notice from FPL.