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 can be a lifeline for Yaroslav. The boy has been fighting for his life against osteosarcoma for almost two years. He survived several surgeries on the legs and on the lung but unfortunately the disease didn’t give up.
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Artem Kulyk is fourteen years old. He studies at the gymnasium in Akhtyrka, knows mathematics and German very well. He is fond of modeling and collecting small machines – perhaps a mechanic, or maybe an investigator. After all, at this age, the passion for the profession changes very quickly. Artem is the guy tempered, very athletic: was engaged in football, visited an exercise room. He almost did not fall ill from birth to 14 years, rarely had an acute respiratory disease, and there was no rhinitis at all.
Look, in front of you - Rustam from the city of Bobrovytsia, which is in the Chernihiv region. You can don’t believe but this guy is 15 years old! From the first birthday, he suffers severe pain. Rustam's life goes along with bandages and ointments. He is a butterfly. His diagnosis is bullous epidermolysis. The skin of the guy is so fragile that even his mother can harm him!
In September the girl turned sixteen. But this beautiful time of youth and joy in her life was crossed out by illness...
Nastya comes from a small town Voronezh in Sumy region. This is a cheerful and active girl who sparkles with good-naturedness. Very contact and benevolent, always in the spotlight. There are always children around her - Nastya is playing with them with pleasure, she has two younger brothers.
Do you remember Vadim? We already collected money for his treatment twice. The boy has already completed two rehabilitation courses in Center of brain stimulation, but there is still a long way to recovery. The health of the child depends on the money-it is necessary to pay the way to the hospital and the rehabilitation itself. Therefore, parents again turn to the donors of the UBB.
When the birth-giving is preterm it is vital to ensure the nursing conditions that are close to the intrauterine. This is called the "growth-oriented nursing" and it is of particular importance for the physiological postnatal development of the preterm born child. In the mother's womb it is warm, dark and quiet, also the baby there is in the natural physiological position. In the modern medicine mother's warmth can be substituted by the special layings and positioners, which are the important elements of the non-invasive therapy and help with the nursing of the preterm born children.
Dima is 13 years old. He lives together with his mom and learns to take the responsibility for himself. He has a serious congenital disease, cystic fibrosis, which does not allow him to attend school. So he studies at home, and the teachers visit him to help with these studies. Between the classes, he does exercises and takes medications. When he feels all right and the weather is also all right, he can go out to play football with other boys. When he is not so lucky, he stays at home, full of protest: why?
This little girl with an adult look recently was two years old. In the photo is Alena Krivoshey from the town of Akhtyrka, Sumy region. The mother and grandmother bring up the baby on their own, all their strength and attention is given solely to her. Alena is a very sensible, restless and contact child.
Four and a half years ago, in the family of Daria and Sergei Nikolaenko from the town of Lebedin in Sumy region, a charming baby was born. The boy was named by Mykhailo. Alas, the easy beginning of life was not waiting for this little baby. Despite his small age, he passed many operations and underwent prolonged treatment with antibiotics. Literally from the first days of life, Misha was persecuted by constant inflammation, removal of lymph nodes, operations on the pedicle...
Our firstborn was born, our little boy Dima. How long he was waiting, he is a late child, as the husband rejoiced at the appearance of his son. But as they say: joy - with tears in their eyes.