Dear friends,I hope this message reaches you and I am able to convey my concerns. My 18 year old brother Sunny Taneja is currently admitted at the Apollo hospital in Ahmedabad. He is currently suffering from relapsed Acute Lympblastic Leukemia(A type of Blood cancer). He was first diagnosed on 31st July 2015.
I belong to a middle class family and when me and my parents heard this we were completely in shock. Dr. Chirag Shah said that there is a 50% chance of long term survival and the treatment would cost around 10 to 12 lakhs and would go on for a period of 6 months. We were not even prepared for this financially. We hardly had around 5 lakhs of hard earned money and my father took an additional loan of 7 lakhs from our relatives. After a month of intensive and painful chemotherapy, a bone marrow examination was done in September 2015 whose reports showed that only 5% of the disease was left uncured. Now for the remaining disease, Sunny had to go through another batch of chemotherapy for 3 months. But, after these 3 months of painful chemotherapy sessions and regular blood transfusions, another bone marrow examination was done on 29th December, whose reports showed that Sunny had relapsed .i.e the disease had increased again to 14%. Dr. Chirag Shah said that the last and only way to cure Sunny was to do a BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT which would cost around Rs. 20 lakhs or more. This cost is very high and is out of our hands. The further course of treatment is mandatory and we are not in a situation to handle the cost of it. We are not even able to shift to a goverment hospital as proper transplant facilities are not available. Sunny is currently admitted in the stem cell transplant unit and we are almost out of money.
Considering the criticality of this situation, I on behalf of my family request you to please contribute and pray for little Sunny's soul.
I know that God will listen to our prayers.
God helps those who help the needy.