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Experimental cancer treatment gives New Jersey mom a chance for a second baby: ‘I decided to go for it’

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Experimental cancer treatment gives New Jersey mom a chance for a second baby: ‘I decided to go for it’



A New Jersey mom had just given birth when she received a life-changing cancer diagnosis — and her biggest fear was she wouldn’t be able to have more children.

When Kelly Spill first started experiencing bleeding, her doctors chalked it up to pregnancy and childbirth, especially given her young age of 28.

But then came the weight loss, fatigue and loss of appetite. “I knew deep down that it was cancer,” she told Fox News Digital.

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After a colonoscopy, Spill’s fears were confirmed: She had stage 3 colorectal cancer

Her baby boy, Chase Bonito, was just a month old.

The original plan was to check out three hospitals to get treatment options and gauge their level of comfort, she said.

The first stop, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, ended up being their last.

“They checked all the boxes,” Spill said.

“The original plan was to get chemotherapy, radiation and surgery,” Spill told Fox News Digital. 

“But that would have meant I would most likely never be able to carry another baby again — and that’s really hard to hear at just 28 years old,” she said.

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