Neurosurgery For Oscar

My beautiful 11-year-old son has been diagnosed with brain cysts, 5 of them, one being as large as an orange. This is causing him problems — that’s what led him to have the MRI in the first place, Migraines, dizziness, vomiting. The public health system is reluctant to intervene until he becomes more symptomatic. This I can’t accept. If he gets bumped or sudden onset of headache it could start actively bleeding and the consequences can be fatal. The thought of handing him over for surgery breaks my heart but unfortunately the consequences if left untreated will be devastating.

I’m a sole parent raising three young boys and I need help to achieve this goal. I’m anxious for it all to be over. As much as I try to live in the moment, I’m also a planner so having big unknowns hanging over my head makes me a little uneasy.

Funds raised will go towards the best paediatric neurosurgeon I can get my hands on, we are in the public health system currently and that leaves me little choice of providers and wait lists. Also funds will assist with providing childcare and family expenses for my other children while I help him cope with his health issues and recovery from surgery. Single mum trying my best.

I will face this with him, deal with what comes, but I am hopeful that any assistance we are given via this page will take as much of the weight off us as possible. Thank you.
  • Anonymous 
    • $500 
    • 14 mos
  • Kathryn Fisher 
    • $100 
    • 18 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 18 mos
  • Amanda Rolls  
    • $50 
    • 18 mos
  • Bec Hammet 
    • $50 
    • 18 mos
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Organizer

Amy Roberts 
Organizer
Pakenham VIC
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