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September 2011 :
A day with Fabienne Larouche to visit the recording studios of "30 vies"

 

2011 :
Part of the profits will be given to the foundation. Come get ready for fall with our advices and to drink a good glass of wine. Price and sample will be given away.

 

Antonia has 10 months since she juggles with ill-health. After a long period of tests and evaluations, we have finally discovered a tumor located on his right adrenal gland. All accompanied by a neurological syndrome characterized by involuntary rapid movements of the eyes (opsoclonus) and body (myoclonus), which causes problems with motor development and language. This syndrome is often associated with neuroblastoma, a viral infection or an autoimmune disorder of the nervous system.

After a long long way with specialists, pediatricians, neurologists, and much research and questioning that have added to delays in diagnosis 6 months, we finally discovered a tumor that was successfully operate and protocol chemotherapy that helped stop the progression of the tumor and neurological disorders.

This disease is very rare in our country, our generation and every 6 years, an event is created to make this little known disease less difficult to diagnose and to find adequate treatment to soothe and heal the condition.


Alexa

 

After treatment, Antonia did not seem to see any improvement in his condition. The specialists eventually contact Dr. Michael Pranzatello, a neurologist at the "Children's Hospital, Springfield Illinois of United States."

Dr Pranzatelli agreed to evaluate our daughter and to create a protocol suitable for pharmaceutical Antonia to increase quality of life considering that this disease is permanent and incurable. Thank you to research done by Dr. Michael Pranzatelli and his team who have made ​​significant progress in improving the quality of life of children with this disease.

Antonia treatments have cost astronomical sums it all without receiving social assistance or scholarships, only the goodwill of close friends and acquaintances who did not hesitate to support us during this difficult time. Also help the doctor in Chile, Dr. Juan Quintana, who is also president of the Foundation "Child and Cancer."

Only for our stay in the U.S., we spend almost due $ 12 000 for expenses such as aircraft, medical consultations, examinations, etc ... In all this we must add the 12 million pesos that were spent for the first stage of the disease to the "Clinic Santa Maria" and "Clínica Dávila" or it was made and now receives his or her monthly salary, which consists of a series of intravenous drugs she will have to still receive least 1 year.