The medicines can save and can… kill. The dose is calculated by weight, often on the verge: to kill the disease, but to harm the organism as less as possible.It is complicated, but it is even more complicated with small patients: when the weight is only 5-15 kg, the slightest inaccuracy can cost a life. Today mothers are sitting near their children with stop-watch in their hands counting drops in the dropper and getting crazy because of few hours of sleeping… Besides, too fast infusion of the medicine can damage veins.
HEALTH, UKRAINE (2 of 2)
145 423 811.95 UAH collected in category Health
559 228.27 UAH - in reserve fund of Health
They live in different parts of Ukraine – West, East, Center. They have different preferences, different professions, different tastes, different ages, but they are all united by one "front line" - a terrible diagnosis: breast cancer. All three have the aggressive form her2 / neu. The only chance to stop the progression of the disease is therapy with the innovative targeting drug Herceptin (Trastuzumab). Medications are extremely expensive, and the treatment is long and complex. 49 thousand hryvnias is what one bottle of medicine for one infusion costs. And they need 18 (a year of therapy – when infused every three weeks)!