Lifesaving treatment for Raquel

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Raised by 307 people in 41 months
I am setting up this page to help my incredible sister Raquel in her fight against stage III ovarian cancer. She is my best friend, a wonderful sister, loving daughter, and supportive wife and deserves to get the best treatment available so that she can beat cancer! Raquel is the most generous person that I know and the first to offer her help to anyone in need. She lights up a room and is a joy to be around.

She first was diagnosed with a rare type of ovarian cancer at the age of 23.  She went through two surgeries and the cancer was removed. The cancer has come back at the age of 32. She has already had two surgeries in 2014. Raquel has a rare form of cancer, so rare in fact that there are currently no treatments options in the United States besides surgery, which she has had. Chemotherapy and radiation do not work on this rare type of cancer. She has searched worldwide and found a hopsital that can and will give her lifesaving treatment. Raquel will need to be in at the clinic for 4 weeks and her insurance will NOT pay for this treatment. Total cost of this treatment is $46,000 the travel and home after care program is an additional $10,000,  total needed is $56,000. The full amount has to be paid before she can receive this treatment. The treatment includes ozone blood therapy, hyperthermia, UV blood irradiation, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, dendritic cell therapy, far infrared, laser therapy, high dose vitamin C, IV mineral therapies, biomagnetic therapy, IV laetrile, and most importantly the autologous bone marrow stem cell transplant. These treatments are not offered in the US.

The hospital in Mexico has a reserved a spot for Raquel, all that is left is raising the money to cover the treatment. Once she has the money, she can immediately start receiving this life saving treatment.

Raquel is so extremely positive and knows that she will beat this with the treatment coupled with the loving support of her family, friends, husband, and God.

I am asking for your help on my sister's behalf. Please if you are able to make a donation we would greatly appreciate it. Just think…if 600 people donated $100 or 1,200 people donated $50 we could send Raquel to treatment immediately. Thank you for taking the time to learn a little about my wonderful sister Raquel and support her in her fight against cancer.

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Message from Raquel: I need your help to save my life! In the past two months I have been hospitalized with complications of ovarian cancer disease progression, my doctors tell me I need treatment IMMEDIATELY to save my life!!!

In 2006, at the age of 23, I was diagnosed with a rare type of ovarian cancer. Treatment at that time was surgery. Fast forward to 2013, when a recurrence of metastatic low grade serous ovarian carcinoma stopped me in my tracks. This is an extremely rare type of cancer, with no current treatment options in the US for this type and stage for me. In fact, one of my oncologist told me that I was going to die young and sent me home with a prescription for antidepressants. Needless to say, I fired that doctor! No such thing! I am going to live a long life!!! In 2014, I was also diagnosed with metastatic thyroid papillary carcinoma. What a shock to be diagnosed with two cancers at such a young age. In early 2016, I sought treatment outside of the United States for both diseases. The treatment was success for the metastatic thyroid cancer and she has been in remission from that particular cancer since then.

Since 2013, and since no treatment options are available in the US for my ovarian recurrence, I have sought out expert doctors to help guide and direct my treatment. I have doctors that I see regularly in Oregon, Seattle, Colorado, California, New York and Mexico. For a couple years, I had regression of the ovarian carcinoma. In the past year, especially the last 6 months, the disease has become unstable and is progressing. I have been hospitalized twice for removal of abdominal ascites (cancerous fluid in the abdominal region and let me tell you it so very painful). I flew down to California to see Dr. Nagourney of the Nagourney Cancer Institute https://www.nagourneycancerinstitute.com/ for ex-vivo testing on my actual tumor/cancer cells taken from her body. The test results came back in mid March. Which lead my team of doctors to recommend immediate treatment with Dr. Munoz in Mexico. Dr. Munoz concurs with Dr. Nagourney and is ready and willing to start treatment on myself for 3 ½ months upon arrival in Mexico.

Once the funds are secured, I can start treatment immediately. I have been experiencing the effects of this disease in the last several months and has had major issues with ascites and has had to have two hospital stays for drainage. However, all my medical team has agreed that the best treatment option is for me to go to Mexico and do the recommended treatment that Dr. Nagourney from California at Nagourney Cancer Institute recommended.

It is vital that I seek treatment immediately, now is the time to act upon the doctors' advice and seek medical emergency treatment before it is too late.

Your donation will help save my life. All that know me, and my journey know how brave, strong, and positive I am. I will never give up, and deeply believes that the body is made to heal given the right treatment. Please keep me in your prayers and keep sharing this fundraiser.

This fundraiser is vital. Many people know that cancer is and can be life threatening. I have worked extremely hard to keep this disease at bay and stabilized (and to even regress for two years!), but it is clearly apparent that more treatments are needed to help me live. My team of doctors feel that they have a great chance of getting me into FULL REMISSION once treatments are done. Please help save my life.

DONATIONS can also be sent to:
Raquel Ndzeidze
P.O. Box 37
Corvallis, OR 97339


Recommended cancer care treatment and cost:

Weeks 1 – 4, cost is $5,800 weekly
Weeks 5 – 12, cost is $2,000 weekly
Weeks 13 – 14, cost is $5,800 weekly
Total cost of 3 ½ month protocol is: $50,800
Accommodations in Mexico:
$3,000
TOTAL COST for 3 ½ month treatment is: $53,800

Major treatments will be (not all are listed):
Dendritic cell vaccine: Quoted from American Cancer Society, “Dendritic cell vaccines: These vaccines have shown the most success so far in treating cancer.
Dendritic cells are special immune cells in the body that help the immune system recognize cancer cells. They break down cancer cells into smaller pieces (including antigens), and then hold out these antigens so other immune cells called T cells can see them. The T cells then start an immune reaction against any cells in the body that contain these antigens.
Dendritic cell vaccines are made from the person in whom they will be used. The process used to create this type of vaccine (known as an autologous vaccine) is complex and expensive. Doctors remove some immune cells from the patient’s blood and expose them in the lab to cancer cells or cancer antigens, as well as to other chemicals that turn the immune cells into dendritic cells and help them grow. The dendritic cells are then injected back into the patient, where they should cause an immune response to cancer cells in the body.” https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/treatment-types/immunotherapy/whats-new-in-immunotherapy-research.html
This article also explains the immunotherapy that I will be receiving! https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/jun/04/doctors-hail-world-first-as-womans-advanced-breast-cancer-is-eradicated
Heptasaccharide vaccine: Carbohydrate antigens are potent targets for immune recognition and attack against cancer, both effects due to their abundance at the cell surface and because their unexpected immunogenicity. This multi carbohydrate vaccine creates a unique effect to promote active and passive immunity as immunotherapy for cancer. This vaccine includes seven carbohydrate antigens which are the most abundant in many solid tumors. They can be isolated from either from circulating tumor cells and/or tumor cells from biopsies.
Alergostop vaccine: Our immune system is a perfect machine that protect us against infections, helps our body to repair damage tissues and even participates as facilitator in many metabolic reactions. Sometimes, stressors factors accumulate in the body and abnormal signaling occurs, thus a sensitive part of our immune system lose its pathway, and defected antibodies start to be produce, leading our body to allergies, inflammatory reactions, autoimmune process and even cancer. Alergostop is an autologous vaccine that reprograms our immune system to restore the balance and equilibrium of those antibodies that are failing and prepare our body for a better and faster response to other therapies.

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Message from Raquel:

I need your help to save my life! In the past two months I have been hospitalized with complications of ovarian cancer disease progression, my doctors tell me I need treatment IMMEDIATELY to save my life!!!

In 2006, at the age of 23, I was diagnosed with a rare type of ovarian cancer. Treatment at that time was surgery. Fast forward to 2013, when a recurrence of metastatic low grade serous ovarian carcinoma stopped me in my tracks. This is an extremely rare type of cancer, with no current treatment options in the US for this type and stage for me. In fact, one of my oncologist told me that I was going to die young and sent me home with a prescription for antidepressants. Needless to say, I fired that doctor! No such thing! I am going to live a long life!!! In 2014, I was also diagnosed with metastatic thyroid papillary carcinoma. What a shock to be diagnosed with two cancers at such a young age. In early 2016, I sought treatment outside of the United States for both diseases. The treatment was success for the metastatic thyroid cancer and she has been in remission from that particular cancer since then.

Since 2013, and since no treatment options are available in the US for my ovarian recurrence, I have sought out expert doctors to help guide and direct my treatment. I have doctors that I see regularly in Oregon, Seattle, Colorado, California, New York and Mexico. For a couple years, I had regression of the ovarian carcinoma. In the past year, especially the last 6 months, the disease has become unstable and is progressing. I have been hospitalized twice for removal of abdominal ascites (cancerous fluid in the abdominal region and let me tell you it so very painful). I flew down to California to see Dr. Nagourney of the Nagourney Cancer Institute https://www.nagourneycancerinstitute.com/ for ex-vivo testing on my actual tumor/cancer cells taken from her body. The test results came back in mid March. Which lead my team of doctors to recommend immediate treatment with Dr. Munoz in Mexico. Dr. Munoz concurs with Dr. Nagourney and is ready and willing to start treatment on myself for 3 ½ months upon arrival in Mexico.
Once the funds are secured, I can start treatment immediately. I have been experiencing the effects of this disease in the last several months and has had major issues with ascites and has had to have two hospital stays for drainage. However, all my medical team has agreed that the best treatment option is for me to go to Mexico and do the recommended treatment that Dr. Nagourney from California at Nagourney Cancer Institute recommended.

It is vital that I seek treatment immediately, now is the time to act upon the doctors' advice and seek medical emergency treatment before it is too late.

Your donation will help save my life. All that know me, and my journey know how brave, strong, and positive I am. I will never give up, and deeply believes that the body is made to heal given the right treatment. Please keep me in your prayers and keep sharing this fundraiser.

This fundraiser is vital. Many people know that cancer is and can be life threatening. I have worked extremely hard to keep this disease at bay and stabilized (and to even regress for two years!), but it is clearly apparent that more treatments are needed to help me live. My team of doctors feel that they have a great chance of getting me into FULL REMISSION once treatments are done. Please help save my life.

DONATIONS can also be sent to:
Raquel Ndzeidze
P.O. Box 37
Corvallis, OR 97339


Recommended cancer care treatment and cost:

Weeks 1 – 4, cost is $5,800 weekly
Weeks 5 – 12, cost is $2,000 weekly
Weeks 13 – 14, cost is $5,800 weekly
Total cost of 3 ½ month protocol is: $50,800
Accommodations in Mexico:
$3,000
TOTAL COST for 3 ½ month treatment is: $53,800

Major treatments will be (not all are listed):
Dendritic cell vaccine: Quoted from American Cancer Society, “Dendritic cell vaccines: These vaccines have shown the most success so far in treating cancer.

Dendritic cells are special immune cells in the body that help the immune system recognize cancer cells. They break down cancer cells into smaller pieces (including antigens), and then hold out these antigens so other immune cells called T cells can see them. The T cells then start an immune reaction against any cells in the body that contain these antigens.

Dendritic cell vaccines are made from the person in whom they will be used. The process used to create this type of vaccine (known as an autologous vaccine) is complex and expensive. Doctors remove some immune cells from the patient’s blood and expose them in the lab to cancer cells or cancer antigens, as well as to other chemicals that turn the immune cells into dendritic cells and help them grow. The dendritic cells are then injected back into the patient, where they should cause an immune response to cancer cells in the body.” https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/treatment-types/immunotherapy/whats-new-in-immunotherapy-research.html

This article also explains the immunotherapy that I will be receiving! https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/jun/04/doctors-hail-world-first-as-womans-advanced-breast-cancer-is-eradicated
Heptasaccharide vaccine: Carbohydrate antigens are potent targets for immune recognition and attack against cancer, both effects due to their abundance at the cell surface and because their unexpected immunogenicity. This multi carbohydrate vaccine creates a unique effect to promote active and passive immunity as immunotherapy for cancer. This vaccine includes seven carbohydrate antigens which are the most abundant in many solid tumors. They can be isolated from either from circulating tumor cells and/or tumor cells from biopsies.
Alergostop vaccine: Our immune system is a perfect machine that protect us against infections, helps our body to repair damage tissues and even participates as facilitator in many metabolic reactions. Sometimes, stressors factors accumulate in the body and abnormal signaling occurs, thus a sensitive part of our immune system lose its pathway, and defected antibodies start to be produce, leading our body to allergies, inflammatory reactions, autoimmune process and even cancer. Alergostop is an autologous vaccine that reprograms our immune system to restore the balance and equilibrium of those antibodies that are failing and prepare our body for a better and faster response to other therapies.
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Meaculpa Libera
34 months ago
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Truly wish i could donate but my partner is also fighting cancer and all my funds i need for her. I truly hope you get the money and your sister is cured x

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Gregory LeAnna Pitts
34 months ago
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This was shared to my mothers facebook, as we have family n friends in common. Hope you are well. Greg.

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Melissa Crespo DeCampos
32 months ago

Hello, I will donate later as I'm in the same boat with you sister. I will be praying for you and I will share this for you. Keep on fighting! You can beat this! We will beat this! ❤️

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Melissa Whitney
8 months ago

Love you girl!!

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Mel and Terry Hayes
8 months ago

We are thinking of you Raquel. May your treatment be a total sucess !

Meaculpa Libera
34 months ago
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Truly wish i could donate but my partner is also fighting cancer and all my funds i need for her. I truly hope you get the money and your sister is cured x

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Gregory LeAnna Pitts
34 months ago
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This was shared to my mothers facebook, as we have family n friends in common. Hope you are well. Greg.

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Melissa Crespo DeCampos
32 months ago

Hello, I will donate later as I'm in the same boat with you sister. I will be praying for you and I will share this for you. Keep on fighting! You can beat this! We will beat this! ❤️

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