Help Children with Cancer Access Treatment

 
$25,835 $24,165
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Feb 2, 2012

Help Alina in her fight against cancer!

Alina with their dog Moukhtar
Alina with their dog Moukhtar

Dear supporter,

The first child on our project who needs help with paying for cancer treatment is Alina Baurciulu. She is 10 years old. She was born in Moldova but grew up in Odessa, a Ukrainian city on the Black Sea.

Alina had an active lifestyle almost from birth. She dedicated herself to swimming, gymnastics and dancing. In spring 2011, she won the first place in her city’s dancing competition and was supposed to attend a sport camp in the summer. Unfortunately, sudden news had shuttered Alina’s and her parents’ lives.

Alina was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of childhood cancer located in head and neck. Unfortunately, doctors in Ukraine were unable to establish the right diagnosis and were unsure on further treatment. The family flew quickly to Israel to save their only and much loved daughter. Alina will be undergoing therapy at Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv until May 2012 at the earliest. The therapy will require many different approaches, such as surgery, radiation, and several regimens of chemotherapy. The cost of treatment could amount to $95,000 – $110,000.

Please donate to our project to support Alina in her fight against cancer!

Comments:
  • Sparkle
    Sparkle You know, if we cant get the money maybe Alina could go to Cuba. They treat everyone for free as a basic human right and the doctors are great.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Vlad
    Vlad Thank you for your interest in our project and Alina’s story. Unfortunately, Alina passed away to cancer in November last year. She received qualified treatment in Israel but her disease progressed despite the efforts. Thank you again.
    • 2 years ago
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Organization

Advita Fund USA

Houston, Texas, United States
http://www.advitausa.org

Project Leader

Alexandra Shchetkina

Coordinator in Moscow
Houston, Texas United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Help Children with Cancer Access Treatment