Alec Gabriel Wesney
Diagnosed in 2011 at 10yrs old with Medulloblastoma
Treatment protocols included extensive brain surgery, brain and spine radiation, blood transfusions, as well as many rounds of chemotherapy.
Long-term affects: Reduced Executive Functioning abilities, memory degradation, need for bi-weekly testosterone injections, Human Growth Hormone injections, as well as the inability to re-grow hair and stunted growth.
Alec will turn 21yrs old this Aug. and is active in the advocacy field participating in Alliance for Childhood Cancer Action Days, National Brain Tumor Head to the Hill Days, as well as Kids vs. Cancer. Alec wants to ensure that kids that come after him have access to better treatment options with less damaging latent affects.