It started with vomiting and weakness. His worried parents rushed him to the hospital where blood tests showed he needed immediate blood transfusion. Further tests showed that Akhilesh had Acute Myeloid Leukaemia – a blood cancer.
Murugan- his father, took Akhilesh to St John's Hospital, Bangalore and got him 6 cycles of chemotherapy. They spent over 20 lakhs on the treatment. But in just six months, they knew he wasn't healthy like before. That is when they took him to the hospital again.
This time, the doctors recommended a bone-marrow transplant following 2 cycles of chemotherapy. Akhilesh has finished one cycle so far.
Tarun, Akhilesh's younger brother is a compatible donor and can donate stem cells to his brother. But the procedure will cost Rs 28 lakhs. Murugan is already neck-deep in debt.
There is no way he can raise that amount, but he hopes that God's hand works through someone and he is able to save his child.
Please help Akilesh