Mikolaj Barman

On the 20th September 2018, Prasanta Barman’s only child, Mikolaj, was diagnosed with a very rare type of tumor - a Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG).

The tumor is located in his brain stem, the part of the brain which controls basic bodily functions such as breathing, heart rate and blood pressure. This makes the tumor inoperable. Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy may slow the tumor’s growth, but this will only delay the inevitable.

However there is hope. A renowned Australian neurosurgeon, Dr. Charlie Teo, believes he can successfully remove the tumor using a pioneering technique. With this treatment, Mikolaj’s prognosis would be excellent, and he will hopefully live a long, normal life.

This is the only option that can deliver a cure. It costs £45,000 and must be paid upfront by the family. We are now in a race against time to raise the necessary funds before Mikolaj’s condition deteriorates. Please give generously.

Mikolaj is 4 years old. Please help us to save his life.
  • Michelle Clark 
    • 15 £ 
    • 34 mos
  • William Hannah 
    • 60 £ 
    • 35 mos
  • Phil Matheson 
    • 500 £ 
    • 36 mos
  • Marie Leonard 
    • 500 £ 
    • 36 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 100 £ 
    • 36 mos
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Mark Huggett 
Denstone, West Midlands, United Kingdom
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