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Full Text of HR0837  102nd General Assembly

HR0837 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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HOUSE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3Representatives wish to recognize Khloé Tucker and her
4strength as she battles Choriocarcinoma; and
 
5    WHEREAS, At the age of eight, Khloé Tucker, a sweet, kind,
6loving, shy, and gentle little girl, was diagnosed with
7Choriocarcinoma, a rare malignancy that arises from placental
8trophoblastic tissue, and underwent a major surgery on
9December 18, 2019 to remove a large tumor that ruptured in her
10abdomen; and
 
11    WHEREAS, Khloé Tucker then received chemotherapy for three
12months and went into remission; unfortunately, she relapsed on
13May 1, 2020 just as she had returned to school and was enjoying
14being a kid again; she received four additional months of
15stronger chemotherapy and was in remission for a year; she
16relapsed in July 2021 and underwent a 12 hour procedure and
17surgery to remove the tumor and try to kill all cancerous cells
18in her abdomen to prepare her for two stem cell transplants;
19later, more tumors were found and it was obvious the cancer had
20spread; now, as of January 2022, after 17 days in patient and
21post 10 days transplant, Khloé's cells have finally began to
22graft; and
 

 

 

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1    WHEREAS, Khloé Tucker and her family have done everything
2they could to see to the needs of their daughter's medical
3treatment, including creating a GoFundMe campaign to help
4cover the cost of medical expenses; and
 
5    WHEREAS, As evidenced by the experience of Khloé Tucker
6and her family in confronting this cancer, continued funding
7for cancer research is desperately needed, as well as
8increased access to affordable health care; therefore, be it
 
9    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
10HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that
11we recognize Khloé Tucker as she battles Choriocarcinoma and
12express our solidarity with her in her fight; and be it further
 
13    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
14presented to Khloé Tucker as a symbol of that solidarity.