Help to save my friend's 1.5 old son from Leukemia

Just a month ago my childhood friend’s Yura Tsykhivsky son was diagnosed with a very scary and serious cancer Acute Myeloid Leukemia. The Boy is only 1.5 years old and to survive he requires intense and costly treatments. Preliminary diagnoses estimated that prescribed treatments will cost from 150k to 250k Euros (extra 100k will be needed if transplantation is required, but in that case Cancer Foundations might help). Little Matviy already went through one course of chemotherapy, it was incredibly hard process physically and emotionally, but Matviy is doing good and analysis constantly showing better and better results. Little boy still needs 3 rounds of chemotherapy, and they all cost incredible amount of money. For the first chemotherapy family spent $128K.

Friends and family work really hard to collect as much money as possible (through events, fundraisers, or even just money boxes at workplace). But for an ordinary family these costs are just not possible, and to save Matviy’s life more money is required.

I also have a son who is exactly the same age as Matviy, and each time we go even for a simple walk I appreciate this moment as a gift. In Matviy’s life everything has changed since the moment he got diagnosed, and instead of him running around and exploring the world, he is tied to the bed with IVs connected to him. Let’s help this little boy to have his childhood back, and to be able to recover and live normal life as all kids deserve!!

Time is of the essence in this situation, and I’m asking anyone who can donate any amount, every penny matters!

Attaching some recent photos from the hospital, and also hospital bills



Matviy already lost so much of his beautiful hair, and wend through additional surgery from chemo side effects.


Also adding a post from Ukrainian News Paper that includes copy of prove of diagnoses:

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Viktoriya Mykytyak 
Etobicoke, ON
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