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Kirill Kovalenko, 17 years old Osteosarcoma

Fundraising is closed! Together, we were able to raise funds for the treatment of Cyril. Man was sent home after a couple of months of follow-up examination. Cyril joined the Faculty of Law! Keeping him cams and wish only to win only success!

Author: Alina Seniuk, translated by Andrei Vernon, deti.zp.ua Published: 2016-05-03 09-00-00 Viewed, times: 2740
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Kirill Kovalenko, 22 March 1999

Diagnosis: Osteosarcoma.

Extract: page 1, page 2.

ATTENTION! AS AT 10/04/2016 city: Fundraising closed!!
Together, we were able to raise funds for the treatment of Cyril. Man was sent home after a couple of months of follow-up examination. Cyril joined the Faculty of Law! Keeping him cams and wish only to win only success!

Kirill is an only child. The Kovalenko home was quiet and peaceful until all of a sudden in 2013 trouble arrived. The home is now filled with pain, concern and anxiety. Kirill was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. No one could even imagine that pain in the leg could lead to cancer.

In February 2013, Kirill had a sharp pain in his leg. He never imagined that on his birthday filled with surprises and within the company of loved ones and friends that he would receive an evil gift. The doctors gave him a preliminary diagnosis on that very day osteosarcoma of the left skin. Kirill was sent to the National Cancer Institute where the diagnosis was confirmed and treatment started.

Kirill underwent seven rounds of chemotherapy. After this, the affected bone was removed and the endoprosthesis replacement was put in place. He then underwent an additional ten rounds of chemotherapy. Three months later they lengthened the endoprosthesis because the leg did not grow.

The family truly believed and hoped that the nightmare would be over, but it didnt end there. Not only did Kirill have chemotherapy treatments, he also had to be treated for Hepatitis B and C and his eyesight started to deteriorate. Everything was done without surgery, but Kirill will need glasses the rest of his life. Also as a result of his treatments, he has lost hearing in the right ear and there is nothing that can be done. But the bad news didnt end here. In 2016 the doctors delivered more bad news - relapse with metastases in the lung.

On January 20th of this year, doctors at the National Cancer Institute removed part of the right lung and ribs. After this, he was moved to the Zaporozhe Regional Clinical Childrens Hospital to continue fourth rounds of chemotherapy. Kirill is currently undergoing treatment number three.

Once the treatments are completed and when the CT scans show positive results (which we are hoping for), there will be a minimum of two more operations to lengthen the endoprosthesis. It was supposed to happen earlier, but due to the cancer relapse the surgery was never performed.

During the past three years, the Kovalenko family spent 14 000 USD on medical expenses. The family budget has been exhausted. We kindly ask please help us with the costs of the final treatments, cope with the illness and allow Kirill to be healthy again!

The family lives in the village of Akimovka, Zaporozhe region.

Tatiana Vladimirovnas (mother) contact information: +38 068 768 33 49

Report on donations

Date: Donor: Country: Sum:
15.06.2016Andrej E.Ukraine3.89 US dollars
14.06.2016ZhenyaUkraine4 US dollars
14.06.2016VitalinaUkraine4 US dollars
13.06.2016Inna Ch.Ukraine19.93 US dollars
10.06.2016Ol'ga S.Ukraine2 US dollars
05.06.2016runawayUkraine116.46 US dollars
02.06.2016Scherbina L.Ukraine4 US dollars
25.05.2016Ron R.Netherlands23.9 US dollars
09.05.2016Irina S.Ukraine1.55 US dollars
29.04.2016ZhenyaUkraine3.97 US dollars
27.04.2016Irina Y.Ukraine392.14 US dollars
27.04.2016S. .Ukraine27.37 US dollars
25.04.2016AnonymousUkraine3.83 US dollars
16.04.2016Scherbina L.Ukraine3.9 US dollars
11.04.2016Ol'gaUkraine38.52 US dollars
Total sum of received donations 649.46 US dollars

Expenses report

Date: Expense title: Sum, US dollars:
14.11.2016Spiral computed tomography of the chest cavity with contrast49.86 US dollars
08.08.2016Spiral computer tomography of a thoracal cavity without contrast and extremities with intravenous contrasting70.39 US dollars
16.06.2016Medications : UROMITEKSAN 3 pack, 8 pack etoposide270.01 US dollars
14.06.2016Spiral computed tomography (CT) of the chest with intravenous contrast51.1 US dollars
07.06.2016Medications: Holoxan 18 pack.909.89 US dollars
23.05.2016Medications : Carboplatin-vista pack 2, etoposide-Teva 4 pack234.27 US dollars
27.04.2016Medications: UROMITEKSAN - 23 vials98.53 US dollars
26.04.2016Medications: Holoxan217.06 US dollars
14.04.2016Spiral computed tomography (CT) of the chest cavity without contrast and limbs with intravenous contrast66.57 US dollars
14.04.2016Medications: Etoposide 4 pack42.6 US dollars
01.04.2016Medications: 4 pack carboplatin, etoposide 4 pack162.36 US dollars
22.02.2016Medications: Carboplatin Vista 4 pack199.12 US dollars
02.02.2016Medications: UROMITEKSAN 4 pack.188.72 US dollars
Total expenses for this category 2560 US dollars

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