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Help Semen to save his leg

Organized by: Andrej Belenko

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Semen is 12 years old, he lives in St. Petersburg. In May 2015, the boy was diagnosed - Ewing's sarcoma of right tibia. Since began a long and difficult treatment. Simon received 6 cycles of chemotherapy, underwent surgery to remove the affected bone with replacement of endoprosthesis. Unfortunately, after some time after surgery suppuration of the wound has begun on the injured foot in the area of the foot. This fact complicates the treatment of the underlying disease, Semen threatened leg amputation. To save a leg is needed a special device for vacuum treatment of wounds. 31st city hospital, where Simon is treated, hasn’t this unit. Unit is worth 1 032 000 rubles ($15 200). Belenko family cannot afford buy the medical device on their own. Currently, Simon is recovering from chemotherapy and overcomes severe painful effects of the operation. Relatives of Semen believe and hope that be able to save a leg and continue treatment. Chronology Sick since 04.16.2015 - Ewing's sarcoma. On 26.06.2015 received induction chemotherapy course. 18.11.2015 was held the operational stage of treatment - removal of the tumor right tibia replacement post-resection defect with minimally invasive cancer prosthetic of the company "LINK" with the formation of arthrodesis on the right ankle. From 30.01.2016 to 02.02.2016 received a course of postoperative chemotherapy Now defect of soft tissue size of 8x4 cm and perifocal infiltration are determined on inner surface of the right foot.


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