This wonderful kid is already familiar to UBB donors. Thanks to the support of those who are not indifferent, Maxim Lopukh has received the medicines needed for treatment, for which his parents are very grateful. In September, the boy was diagnosed with blood cancer. As a blow to the head for the parents was this diagnosis: how in their cheerful and active boy found blood cancer? Why? But, as doctors say, "it is not known who is to blame". The child should be treated. The process of treating leukemia is complex, time-consuming and expensive.
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Only in September Ilona first sat down for the school desk. But to be a first-grader girl she happened only two weeks. Unexpected and severe blood disease completely changed the life of the child and her large family with many children. Reference laboratory OHMATDYT already in October confirms the diagnosis: T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
A boy with an unusual name for Ukrainians Mirza entered the hematology department of the Nikolaev Regional Children's Hospital in September this year. The diagnosis in a child is severe - acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Mirza is only 5 years old, he is the smallest in the family. In addition to him, the parents raise two more children of schoolchildren: 12-year-old Yusuf and 8-year-old Elif. In September, the temperature was suddenly rose in the boy, it lasted 5 days. The child became very sluggish. Everyone suspected that this was a flu. But there were some bruises on the boy's body. The worried mother brought her son to the hospital the next morning.
At the end of January 2015, the whole family of Lopukha waited impatiently for the appearance of the baby. And finally, on the 28th of January Maxym appeared. The boy rejoiced his parents: a cheerful, cheerful and energetic kid, he very seldom was ill and constantly in a good mood. Active and inquisitive, Maxim was very fond of playing with his older brother. But is it possible to sit still when there is so much interesting around?
Dima is a cute boy from Pervomaisk and he is already known to UBB visitors. A year ago, thanks to donors, it was possible to raise funds for chemotherapy for this black-haired boy. For a while, leukemia was stopped. But, alas, the initial successes in treatment were short-lived. In October, Dima had a relapse and he needs our help again.
Tina was born on the 26th week of pregnancy and weighed only 1,1 kg. The girl was so tiny that her father could hold her in his palms. After her birth, the baby spent 2,5 months in the pathology department of Odessa region children’s clinical hospital. During a long period of time Tina was able to eat only with the help of an enteral feeding tube, and finally, she started to gain weight. Doctors said that things are going not bad. Having gained 2,5 kilos Tina went home for the first time! Her parents were incredibly happy and thought that everything bad was left in the past. Tina grew and developed very fast at home. She held her head, she got on her hands, she was active.
When you look at the regular pharmacy receipt for Nastya, you feel “almost desperate”. The girl has a constant infection in her lungs causing high temperature and preventing her from breathing. After the last hospitalization, she was prescribed an antibiotic colistin for 3 months of everyday taking. This is 18 packs or 65 thousand UAH. Where her mom can earn so much money?
“Before the accident Bogdanchik was a healthy, active child. But when he was 1year and 3 months old, the misfortune happened – he fell into a deep hole with water. When the child was taken out, he did not breathe. But, the arrived “ambulance” managed to get his heart beating. On the way to the hospital, Bogdan had a repeated heart failure. The doctors’ conclusion: a clinical death for 12 minutes, the brain is dead, coma of the 3rd stage. They did not give a chance to live. But in the morning a miracle happened.
A couple of weeks ago Maksym’s dad suddenly died. The family has not yet recovered from the grief as one more trouble occurred – the son was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Maksym has been already hospitalized at the Institute of Neurosurgery. The boy is waiting for a surgery but it cannot be performed because the necessary materials are not available in the department. The mother who is left alone with six children cannot afford to buy prescribed medicines and supplies. Let’s help Maksym together!
Little Maria was born in a young, loving family. Happy parents were doting on their little baby… And one day they got terrible news from the doctors: "Your daughter has an oncological disease – neuroblastoma." Despite the shock, the family mobilized for the struggle for little Maria’s life. They went through all the chemotherapies, all the procedures. The tumor has decreased by 97%! And it is a great result. But those 3% are located on vital vessels and cannot be removed. MIBG scanning is required to find out the nature of these residues and to determine the further treatment tactics.