Help Victoria beat sarcoma!

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In May 2020 Victoria, a 9-year-old elementary student from Ukraine, suddenly began having numbness and pain in her face. After evaluation and images, she was discovered to have a tumor of the bones at the base of her skull. Her parents were shocked at the news, but began Victoria’s treatment at the local hospital immediately. […]

Lev needs our support to fight neuroblastoma

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Little Lev (2 years and 10 months) was diagnosed with High Risk Neuroblastoma, stage 4. As most families in such a situation, his parents spent most of their money and their friends’ help on treatment and are now looking for some help. Lev is from Ukraine but since the end of January 2020, he has […]

Liubomir needs help to fight kidney tumor

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4-year-old Liubomir from Lviv, Ukraine has always been an active and happy boy. He loved his soccer team and was never sick. In May 2020 Liubomir was discovered to have a large tumor in his left kidney – 16.5×13.5cm. He was immediately hospitalized in a local hospital for evaluation that confirmed cancer diagnosis. Liubomir underwent […]

Alexei needs our help to beat neuroblastoma

Alexei

Alexei is 3 years old. He is from Ryazan, Russia. When he was 2 years old he was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, high risk. This is a relatively common solid tumor that arises primarily in children. After undergoing standard therapy Alexei achieved good partial response and needed to continue treatment with immunotherapy that is not registered […]

Help Sasha receive treatment for brain tumor!

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Sasha was born healthy and developed like other babies, but when she was 8 months old, her mom noticed one of her eyes was moving slightly. Sasha was taken to see neurologists, and after MRI a 3 cm tumor was discovered in her head. In December 2018 Sasha was scheduled for surgery in Moscow. Unfortunately, […]

Help Vova complete his treatment!

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Vova is happy, friendly kid from Ukraine who loves animals and his bike. He is now 10. In April Vova had a cold that went away in a week. A few days later, his symptoms returned and Vova began feeling worse and worse. By the end of May he could not attend 4th grade graduation […]

Stas needs our help to afford treatment!

Stas

Stas is a 14-year old from Ukraine.  In early 2017 he had a surgery to remove a tumor.  Local doctors determined it to be benign and Stas had no further treatment after the surgery.  In March 2019 Stas began having stomachaches and saw doctors again.  He was referred for evaluation, and the scans showed multiple […]

Help Oraz receive treatment for lymphoma!

Oraz

Oraz is a 10-year old from Kazakhstan. He first began feeling unwell in early 2017. Unfortunately, local doctors failed to diagnose him correctly, and misdiagnosed him with tuberculosis. Oraz had two surgeries on his lymph nodes, but his disease continued to return. Finally, Oraz’s parents asked for a second opinion in Moscow. The correct diagnosis […]

Help Kate complete her treatment for sarcoma!

Kate

Ekaterina Romanenko has just turned 14 years old. She comes from Sakhalin Island, which is in the Far East of Russia. In 2017, Ekaterina has received two vaccinations against papillomavirus using Gardasil 9 vaccine. In October 2017, a month later after the second vaccination, she developed a painful swelling in the injection area, which had […]

Irina needs our support to afford treatment!

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Irina was born and grew up in Crimea. She had a gift for languages and became a teacher of English and Italian. Her son followed in her steps and he now teaches English as well. After takeover of Crimea by Russia in 2014, Irina’s family moved to Kiev where they started their lives over. They […]

Misha needs our help to travel for evaluation

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Seven-year-old Misha is from Belarus. Tn May 2015 he suddenly stopped being able to breathe through his nose. His worried parents took him through multiple consultations before a diagnosis of cancer was established. Like a marker, it divided their lives into years without pain, and years with constant tests, infusions, fatigue, exhaustion and pain. In […]

Help Almira travel for evaluation

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In 2011 Almira was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia that required bone marrow transplantation as treatment. After undergoing part of the treatment in St. Petersburg, Almira traveled with her parents to Israel where she received the bone marrow transplant from her baby sister. Numerous chemotherapy cycles and whole-body radiation therapy helped ensure success of the […]

Support Valeria’s access to treatment

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Valeria is from Sakhalin island in Russian Far East. She is the only child. As a baby she had heart issues, but they resolved by the age of 2, and Lera was able to start preschool. Unfortunately, soon after in fall of 2014 she developed pain in her abdomen and intestinal problems. For weeks she […]

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials:  we help patients who no longer benefit from standard cancer treatment available in the countries the former Soviet Union by researching open clinical trials and helping patients enroll when an appropriate study is found. Clinical trials database – www.clinicaltrials.gov – includes information on currently enrolling and completed clinical trials. Targeted search can be […]