Andriiko Melnyk is two years old. He does not know what it means to be a healthy child. From birth, the baby often suffered from SARS and tonsillitis. And then strange things happened to the baby. At the age of one and a half years, he stopped talking and repeating words, stopped playing with his sister, responding to his name when his parents called him. The boy began to stack toys in a row; he lost eye contact with others. Concerned parents went to the doctor at the place of residence.
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The main mission of the foundation is medical support for children, whose financial capabilities of their parents are exhausted, prompt assistance to specialized medical institutions, the purchase of equipment and furniture for children's departments of medical institutions.
In July, Vova Tabunshchyk turned 10 years old. He is an active and curious boy, loves to run and jump. And he fell ill, like all onco-children, unexpectedly. "In the fall of 2017, my son’s shoulders started to hurt a lot, of course, we decided that the backpack was heavy and we began to put less books in school", says Vova’s mother. "But that did not solve the problem, the pain continued".
Now she is only 12 years old. Clever and mother's assistant. This year, Katia Mariuk graduated from grade 7. Over the last 4 years, this wonderful girl has suffered such ordeals that are not always possible even for an adult. For four years, Katia has been fighting for her life with cancer. The disease is severe and dangerous. Several times victory was almost obtained. But lymphoma returned again.
Zoriana is one year and four months. She is the first and desired child. This little girl is a common favorite and clever. Despite his young age, Zoriana already has musical preferences: she loves Elvis Presley's rock and roll. Everything would have been nothing, but during the examination at the local doctor it was discovered that the child reacts somewhat poorly to the movement of the toy: she hears a sound, but poorly distinguishes a toy with a vision in space. And upon further examination in the Poltava CDH, at Zoriana was found a cataract. The diagnosis was confirmed in Ohmadet at the Eye Microsurgery Center.
Ira defeated leukemia, but the threat to her life remains. At the age of 5 years, Irochka Zub underwent the most difficult trials of leukemia treatment and became the winner! The little girl spent almost a year in the hospital walls. During this time, two protocols and six most difficult high-dosage chemotherapy blocks, 13 lumbar punctures, 63 blood transfusions, and a thromboconcentrate, 10 sessions of irradiation of the sheaths of the brain have passed. There were complications, each of which could be fatal. Until now, her mother with a shudder recalls sepsis after the first block, anaphylactic shock from asparaginase, intestinal paresis, vincristine pain, not released in time 5-cubic methotrexate and zero leukocytes for 10 days against the background of bone marrow...
Surely many people remember Zhenia Mikulich: cute brown-eyed boy from Donetsk region. Several years ago, thanks to the support of caring people, this boy received the necessary medicament for treatments a fungal infection of the lungs. Zhenia was sick from the first month of birth. In the first years of his life, the boy suffered soft tissue infections (paraproctitis, panaritium), inguinal and cervical lymphadenitis, hypochromic anemia from 9 months, secondary cardiopathy, and follicular angina. Not to mention pneumonia and lymphadenitis... And only some time later, after a detailed clinical examination, the cause of Zhenia's frequent illnesses was established. The boy has primary immunodeficiency, chronic granulomatous disease.
Sofia Zbara is not new person оn UBB. Twice UBB donors collected funds for medicaments for the girl, thanks to which she was able to continue the treatment. And now this little princess with gray eyes and a charming smile needs again of our help. In July 2017, at Sofiia was diagnosed with the acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The little girl has undergone the main treatment. The blocks of chemotherapies, painful punctures, sleepless nights, days full of anxiety, waiting for results – all remained in the past...
Vira Нavrіshchuk continues to fight for her life. The enemy of Vera is very serious – neurosarcoma. Once she had managed to overcome this disease. Several surgeries stopped the development of the tumor. It turned out not for long. During the second pregnancy, doctors discovered Vira's recurrence of the disease. It had to amputate the lower leg. But the insidious disease has already managed to give metastases to the lungs.
Liza Shpytko is a very kind girl and could have many friends. But the children do not really want to be friends with her because Liza has serious eye problems. At the age of two, she became ill with the flu and serious complications appeared before the child’s eyes. Lisa sees very poorly and can not fully develop the school curriculum. The girl is psychologically depressed, she practically does not communicate with her peers and the only friends for her are animals. All her warm-heartedness Liza gives to cats, dogs, and other living creatures. From early childhood, this girl decided to be a veterinarian – she wants to open her own clinic for homeless animals.
Alina Siutryk from Poltava has been desperately trying to overcome lymphoma for six months already. There are already 6 courses of chemotherapy, there are positive results – the tumor is reduced and the chances for the girl's recovery are great. And despite the fact that she has a deadly disease, the bright and positive Alina is already making plans for her future life. This stand and the single-minded girl holds back all sorts of attempts to despair, inventing various activities for herself during the sad hospital days.