Support my relative for Bone marrow transplant and fight Leukaemia | Milaap
Support my relative for Bone marrow transplant and fight Leukaemia
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    Created by

    Poorvi Shenoy
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    This fundraiser will benefit

    Surendra prabhu

    from Udupi, Karnataka

Story

Surendra Prabhu B found out that he was suffering from Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (a type of Blood Cancer) on May 23, 2008, at the very young age of 17. Initially, he was treated for this at KMC Manipal Hospital and Haematology Center, Dadar-Mumbai through reputed Dr. Mohan B Agarwal until 2019. Currently, he is being treated at the A.J Hospital, Mangalore, and by Dr. Rachan Shetty for chemotherapy. Already family has spent approx. Rs 35-40 Lakhs towards the treatment for the past 13 years. And most of the money has been obtained through loans.

Leukemia has advanced and has reached a very serious stage. Dr. Sharath Damodar from a reputed Hospital has advised that Bone Marrow Transplant is the right course of action and can help with long-term relief. The doctor has also expressed confidence that the bone marrow transplant treatment can help provide relief and can save Surendra’s life. The doctor has also provided an estimation of how much the treatment will cost the family.

Being debt-ridden and out of money for even living a life, the family is now looking for help in saving Surendra from you. The doctors have advised that for the wellbeing of the patient, the treatment must be carried out over the next couple of months. This can save Surendra’s life. And to find appropriate donors of bone marrow, the family has already sent the required testing samples of the donors.

The treatment is planned to be from anywhere between 1-4 months long (in-patient and out-patient) and followed by 2 years for follow-up treatment. Bone Marrow transplant is a very expensive treatment procedure and based on the doctor’s estimation around Rs. 18 lakhs will be needed for the first month. For the following months of 2-4, the doctors estimate a need of about Rs. 12 Lakhs.

Following which the doctors estimate another Rs. 10 lakhs for follow-up treatment. Overall the treatment will cost about Rs. 40 lakh. And the family is looking to find donors to help them with this huge sum of money. Having already spent all their life savings, your contribution will just help save Surendra’s life.

Currently, brothers of Surendra, Shri Raghavendra Prabhu and Ravindra Prabhu has taken responsibility of the treatment and has their parents, wife and children to look after as well. The education of their children is also not progressing well due to financial issues. And has spent all their life savings into the treatment that has happened already. Also taken loans and is now they are in deep financial stress due to the current situation. With this situation and inability of Surendra from working has pushed the family into distress and are unable to bear the cost of treatment that is prescribed by the doctors and are very helpless right now.

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