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This fundraiser ended on 03/31/12

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The funds will be used for Kat and Vince Moughan's mounting medical costs and related expenses not covered by insurance.

Update: 3/1

The link to Kat's obituary is listed under links section on the left side of this page.


Update 2/28:

It is with a heavy heart that I post that Kat lost her battle with cancer today. She passed away in her sleep this morning after a long and grueling fight with cancer. She leaves behind her wonderful and supportive husband, Vince. Vince has been amazed and extremely appreciative of all those who have supported them on this page. It goes without saying that I hope all that read this, pass this site along to friends.



Help us support Katrina in her fight against Ovarian Cancer

As you can imagine in Kat's epic fight against Cancer, the medical bills as well as related expenses are creating a burdensome debt for her and her family. Additionally, her loving husband Vince, has not been able to work while caring for her - creating an incredibly difficult financial challenge. Please do what you can to support them in their fight!


Cancer Facts About Kat:
1. Kat was diagnosed with stage IIIB ovarian cancer in June 2003.
2. The first operation to fight the disease took Kat’s uterus, both ovaries, and appendix.
3. Initial diagnosis came back as micropapillary serous carcinoma LMP (low malignancy potential - aka low grade tumors)
4. In 2007, Kat was diagnosed with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer and the tumor type changed from Low Grade to High Grade.
5. Since 2007, Kat has been on 5 different chemotherapy drug regimes with no more than 5 a week break between drugs.
6. Dec 2010, Kat had an Ischemic stroke and had a 99% recovery. The thought is that it was likely a result of chemo.
7. In October of 2011, Kat had three ischemic strokes of which she is still recovering.
8. In January it was found that the cancer had spread to her left lung.
9. In February, Kat had a lymphectomy on her right side groin.

Fun Facts About Kat:
1. Kat is pursuing her Master's of Science in Computer Science from Penn State.
2. Kat is a Captain in the US Army Reserves. She was scheduled for deployment to Kuwait in Jan 2008 but due to medical reasons (see above) Kat was unable to go.
3. Kat and her husband have been married for 11 years and are very happy.
4. Kat loves animals and has 7 cats and 2 beagles. She also has a tropical fish aquarium.
5. Kat loves home improvement and proudly owns numerous power tools which her husband is not allowed to touch.

Kat is an amazing, strong, courageous woman that inspires everyone around her to be a better person.
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