Help Cancer Patients Pay for Travel Expenses!

by Advita Fund USA
Help Cancer Patients Pay for Travel Expenses!

Project Report | Nov 9, 2016
Help Polina defeat sarcoma!

By Marina Ouano | Project Leader

Polina
Polina

Sixteen-year-old Polina from Russia was diagnosed with cancer last year.  She has Ewing's sarcoma, a very rare bone cancer affecting primarily kids between the ages of 6 and 18.  After nine months of treatment locally, in Perm, her cancer began progressing, and Polina's parents had to start searching for other clinics to continue her treatment. As Russian clinics had either no available beds or treatment options to offer, Polina's parents took her to Singapore. Currently, Polina's doctor is trying new, cutting-edge treatment methods to combat sarcoma, and the plan is to proceed to radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and surgery.  Polina is facing a difficult battle, as so far she did not have a very good response to chemotherapy. Recently, she began tomotherapy - an advanced form of intensified radiation therapy with enhanced accuracy. Polina's parents have used up their savings and are seeking help of others to ensure Polina can continue her treatment. They are paying out-of-pocket for all of treatment, as well as lodging and travel expenses. 

We hope you can join our efforts to help patients like Polina who have to travel far to access adequate treatment.  Let's  lessen the burden of cancer on their lives and bring holiday cheer to help them in their difficult struggles.  

Thank you for your generous support and kindness!

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Aug 23, 2016
Anna says thanks!

By Marina Ouano | Project Leader

May 27, 2016
Anna needs our support!

By Marina Ouano | Project Leader

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Advita Fund USA

Location: Houston, Texas - USA
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Twitter: @advitausa
Project Leader:
Marina Ouano
President
Houston , Texas United States

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