Help Boris to fight against cancer

As the saying goes: smile and life will smile back at you. This is the main
motto, the joie de vivre, of our friend and wonderful person, Boris Meltser.
But, on January 7, 2016, his life changed completely in the course of just 1
hour. Forty-three years old, full of energy and hope, but not feeling well, he
drove himself to the ER, only to learn that he had cancer of the blood, multiple
myeloma leukemia, AML; that he may only have several hours left to live. That
same day, he underwent the first stage of chemotherapy treatment. These were,
indeed, difficult times. Misery loves company. To make matters worse, Boris
suffered two minor heart attacks. Twice, his life hung in the balance. It is
said that God takes a man when he has fulfilled everything he was meant to do on
earth. But it was not yet time for the strong man. Blood tests results showed
a slow improvement, but Boris will continue to need long-term treatment,
including new chemotherapy. It will be a long time before he will be able to
return to work and resume his social life. A few days ago, we learned that he
experienced FLT 3 gene mutation, which will greatly reduces his chances of
recovery, and require a bone marrow transplant. But Boris courageously continues
to fight for the thing that all of us value the most - life. Let us support
Boris in this most personal fight! Any financial assistance you can extend to Boris, no matter how small, would be of great help and a great blessing!


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Boris Meltser 
Buffalo Grove, IL
Zinaida Meltser 
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