Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon it is my first time I am going to run for many little orphans who dream of their loving family.They dream of mother's tender hands, caring, reliable father's shoulder instead of cold walls of the orphanage. I am going to run, so every child in Ukraine has his\her mom and dad.
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Mariia always loved to play with children, helped her mother with her younger sister. She began to dream about her future, about becoming a mother herself. And suddenly she got horrible news – a malignant tumor affected her female organs. Neuroblastoma at the age of 17 is a very complicated disease. She had to take an academic vacation and to fight for her life.
The muscles twist from pain and cord, fingers do not listen, every minute centimeter by centimeters, he loses control over his body, in the eyes of darkness from constant dizziness. This is how the 15-year-old Artem Garkavenka kills a terrible illness – a systemic lupus erythematosus. It affects the nervous system, paralyzes all organs, up to a stop of the heart. The condition is already critical, the guy in the intensive care unit. Medications that curb the killer and give Artem a chance to save, but there is a poor family to buy them.
Nazar loved so much to socialize with his friends. Now every day he gets more and more reserved. He doesn’t leave his apartment for almost eight months because he is very ashamed of his illness, of his weakness. The guy was always active, engaged in some Greco-Roman wrestling but now has to undergo chemotherapy. He has to but he cannot. He needs the drug Methotrexate which is not available in the department. The bill is almost 29 000 UAH. Nazar’s dad died in a car accident and his mom who is now alone cannot afford such an amount.
Medical science aimed at cancer treatment doesn’t stay still. New medicines and therapies appear. The targeted therapy with the use of the drug Athenitor belongs to such innovations. This therapy is aimed at molecular changes in the cancer cell. And it is a lifeline for Yaroslav. Now Yaroslav is undergoing treatment for the fifth month, his condition is improving. There is a great hope for recovery!
Lev is the third child in the family, in which four children are brought up. Working parents, amicable children, a close-knit family. The father as a bee works to provide all necessary for his loved ones, and the mother is the keeper of the home. At the end of March 2018, the distress came into the house! Three years old Levushka was diagnosed with cancer!
On the question about her dreams, Nastia doesn’t talk about a new cool gadget or a fashionable dress but immediately replies: "I want a dog, a golden labrador! But we do not even own a house, and I am having a surgery..." She is such a little girl and at the same time, she is such an adult. She has a brain tumor that needs to be urgently operated on. But her parents do not have enough money to buy the necessary medications and supplies.
Little Vlad lives on the border: between war and peace, between illness and health. This boy had seen so much evil. Many times he and his family had to leave home to avoid the crossfire and he was hospitalized at the Cancer Institute for almost a year. The next step for Vlad must be an MIBG scanning. Not for the first time: thanks to your support, the boy was examined in Italy. And each time he returned to continue treatment. Vladyk and his parents hope so much that this scan will become the last. Only after confirming the success of therapy the boy will be able to return to normal life without the hospital walls: to go to kindergarten, to prepare for school...
Dmytrii Gunchenko is from Zhitomir. This cheerful, mischievous and incredibly sociable boy of four and a half years old. In late August last year, the child complained of pain in the legs. Moreover, the pains were such that he could not get out of bed and were accompanied by high fever. And after a while, there was a pain in the neck. The parents turned to the surgeons and the doctors put to the child a diagnosis arthritis. Have appointed treatment which has appeared inefficient. Dima was examined by other specialists: the kid could no longer turn his head, such was the pain.
Neutropenia is a reduction in the number of neutrophils in the blood, which protects a person from all sorts of infections, mainly bacterial and fungal infections that enter the body. These cells recognize pathogenic bacteria, absorb and split them, and then perish themselves. It is this diagnosis – the neutropenia – was put to 12-year-old Anastasia Kostomarova from the Dnipro. A mother and daughter went through a very difficult path until the child was diagnosed with a correct diagnosis.