Raegan Matthews

Raegan Matthews, 10

Brain/Bone | John Hopkins , Baltimore, MD

$500 RAISED OF $500 GOAL


Raegan Alexandra Matthews is a 9 year old little girl who is fighting Cancer. When Raegan was 3 years old she suddenly fell ill and was diagnosed with Anaplastic Ependymoma (Brain Cancer grade 3). She was treated at John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, M.D. and underwent Radiation. For 6 years Raegan remained Cancer Free and lead a very active life. Three weeks ago during a routine follow-up MRI two different spots were found. Raegan was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer grade 2)of the skull. Raegan is currently in John Hopkins undergoing Chemotherapy Treatments. She is expected to undergo Chemo for 6 months staying in the hospital 2-4 days for each treatment. Raegan’s current treatment plan is Tuesday through Friday for 3 weeks inpatient and 2 weeks break. During this time she cannot attend school and must be home schooled. Raegans mother has not been able to work as she has been with her. Her father continues to work as much as he can. Raegan has 2 sisters ages 4 and 5. She enjoys reading, art and music.