Ulugbek Dekhonov has a complex disease, a Hodgkin's lymphoma
relapse. His aunt has asked the Whole World charitable fund for help. Since 2010, the
boy was being treated in Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and the city of St. Petersburg, and his
family was paying for the expensive treatment all that time. But in 2012, they were not
able to pay themselves for the treatment any more.
Thanks to the help of the fundraising movement, Whole World, Ulugbek received six
anti-relapse chemotherapy cycles and radiation therapy treatment in 2013, at Petrov
Oncology Research Institute. At the beginning of March 2014, after a long treatment, the
so long-awaited remission had set in.
Left-sided idiopathic thoracic scoliosis, III degree
Andrey began to experience problems with his back at the age
of 10. After a medical examination, he was directed to a hospital in the city of Tyumen,
where the question of surgical correction was considered. The planned operation involves
the surgical correction of the spinal deformity with implantation of expensive metallic
structures. The fundraisers and benefactors of our community took the boy under
patronage and fully paid for the treatment of Andrey.
In the age of six months, Nikita was diagnosed with
retinoblastoma, or malignant tumour of retina of both eyes. Israeli doctors in Chaim
Sheba Medical Centre promised not only to save the baby's life, but also save both his
eyes. But an urgent hospitalization and a significant amount of money were required.
With the direct participation of TGK-1, private sponsors and fundraisers of the Whole
World movement, it was possible to collect in time the amount necessary to pay for the
treatment of Nikita. The boy and his mother spent more than six months in the Israeli
Now we are happy to inform that the doctors kept their promise. The boy is on the mend
and has returned home.
Right-sided idiopathic thoracic scoliosis, III degree
Sasha Bushuyeva was growing up healthy as a healthy child,
she liked sport, dancing and was a fidget.
But in September 2013, the girl began to complain of pain in the back and then a hump
appeared. After consulting the specialists it became clear that the child suffers from
3rd degree scoliosis and a paid surgery in the city of Tyumen is necessary.
The Whole World fund, with the full support of the Whole World charitable movement, has
undertaken obligations to purchase expensive metallic structures for Sasha.
Chondrosarcoma in proximal epimetaphysis
In January 2014, Anna was diagnosed with chondrosarcoma in
proximal epimetaphysis of right ulna.
An urgent surgery to remove the tumour and install the elbow joint endoprosthesis was
required to save Anna's arm from amputation. We immediately started an emergency
fundraising for Anna. The endoprosthesis for Anna was urgently manufactured in the
United Kingdom. It was made using the latest technologies in the field of endoprosthetic
The surgery to remove the tumour and install the endoprosthesis was successfully
performed on 10th of April at Petrov Oncology Research Institute. A few days after the
surgery, Anna moved her operated arm for the first time.
Ilya Fokin was seriously injured as a result of an explosion
of a gas cylinder in 2007. As a result, he suffered multiple fractures of the shoulder
blade and collarbone, the humeral head was seriously damaged and subsequently removed.
The boy has undergone multiple surgeries, but the arm still has not been recovered.
By decision of specialists from G.I.Turner Institute and advice of R.R.Vreden Russian
Scientific Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics, it was necessary to
perform an endoprosthesis replacement of the shoulder joint. It would allow to fix the
arm and give the boy a chance to move the arm. The participants of the Whole World
project have helped to collect the amount necessary to pay for the endoprosthesis and
Olga was born without the elbow and fingers on her right
hand. The muscles responsible for movement in the elbow also were not well-formed. A
complex surgery and endoprosthesis installation were required for the arm recovery.The
necessary amount was raised thanks to the Whole World community. The surgery was
performed at G.I.Turner Scientific and Research Orthopaedic Institute for Children in
St. Petersburg. The complex and laborious work of surgeons on forming the elbow joint
took more than five hours. Now, Olga is undergoing rehabilitation.
On 22-st of November 2013, Alexey Kovalenko's mother asked
the charity fund, Whole World for help. Her son was diagnosed with a malignant brain
tumour, an emergency surgery was required. It was recommended to perform the surgery at
the Division of Paediatric Neurosurgery of Berlin's university hospital Charité. The
surgery was scheduled for 27-th of November, the amount of 41000 dollars had to be
raised a few days before. About 3000 our fundraisers from more than 100 countries had
done the almost impossible in only two days.
It can only be called a miracle. The necessary amount was raised and the sutgery was
done in time. Today, Aleksey lives life to the full.
Ewing's sarcoma of pelvic bones
In 2012, Ilya was diagnosed with terrible Ewing's sarcoma.
The sarcoma has caused the affliction of pelvic bones and has led to the formation of
metastases in the lungs and abdominal cavity. In September, Ilya was hospitalized into
the 31-st City Clinical Hospital in Saint Petersburg, the Children's Oncology
department. After six cycles of chemotherapy, it was necessary to remove the affected
part of the boy's pelvis and install an endoprosthesis. Thanks to the efforts of the
Whole World project and more than 3000 its participants, it was possible to raise the
funds necessary for purchasing the expensive prosthesis manufactured in the UK.
On 21-st of July 2013, Ilya underwent a difficult six-hour operation to install the
pelvic bone endoprosthesis.
In March 2013, Alina was diagnosed with on of the most
aggressive malignant tumour, Ewing's Sarcoma of right femur. It was necessary to perform
an expensive high-tech surgery to install the right femur endoprosthesis in order to
save the child's life. There was practically no time for waiting. The fundraisers of our
community came to help and raised funds for the purchase of the expensive prosthesis.
The girl underwent an extremely complex and many-hours-long surgery at Petrov Research
Institute of Oncology in St. Petersburg.
Olga Zabludina's mother asked the Whole World charitable
fund for help in spring 2013.
It all began in March 2012 during a medical examination, when Olga was diagnosed with
terrible Ewing's sarcoma.
Olga was admitted for treatment by an Israeli clinic, where the surgery on the left lung
was performed and the surgery on the right one was planned. But before the second
surgery, it was necessary to pay off the debt connected with the first one, but Olga's
family did not have enough amount. Every day of delay could cost Olga Zabludina's life.
The Whole World charitable community has transferred about 250 000 rubles to Zabludina's
Malignant Tumour of Joint
Elina was diagnosed with a rare and very aggressive form of
cancer of the radial bone of the arm at the end of 2012. The additional analysis carried
out in St. Petersburg revealed centrers of metastases in the lungs. It was decided to
urgently hospitalize the girl for chemotherapy and surgery to remove the tumour and
install the implant.
The Whole World community has taken custody of Elina. In 2013, Elina underwent several
cycles of chemotherapy treatment and a surgery to remove the tumour and install metal
structures instead of the affected bone. Thereafter, the so long-awaited remission had
Medina was diagnosed with a tumour of the shin bone. The
doctors were fighting for her life during a year. A surgery was performed, but a year
later the pain came back.After the health examination at Priorov Central Research
Institute it became clear that the girl has a relapse and it is necessary to perform
another surgery to replace the bone with an endoprosthesis. Because the quoted treatment
was not available, and the girl needed a very urgent help, her parents asked the Whole
World charitable fund for support.
Thousands of participants of our community raised funds necessary to pay for the surgery
and endoprosthesis for Medina. The surgery was successful and Medina returned to home
after the rehabilitation period.
Ilya's parents asked us for help after the boy began
suffering of epileptic seizures caused by residual tumour. The boy quickly gained weight
and could not move himself. Ilya needed further investigations at N.P.Behterev Institute
of Human Brain, because there was no necessary equipment in Murmansk.
An additional testing and a new treatment were required, and thus the additional funds
had to be collected. During a month, the amount required to pay for flights,
accommodation and treatment was raised by the Whole World community team.
Edmond Hachatryan is the first person under our care for
whom the participants of our project were able to collect within only three weeks the
amount necessary to pay for a growing endoprosthesis. The surgery was performed at the
31-th City Hospital in St. Petersburg by Dr. V.P.Silkov. After the successful surgery to
replace the affected joint, Edmond underwent post-surgical chemotherapy and was
discharged from the hospital. Now, the boy is at home, walks well and lives a full life.