Chrissy Turner suffers from a very rare form of breast cancer
She is still so delicate and small and yet Chrissy Turner must now fight against a disease that usually meets older women. The 8-year-old actually suffers from breast cancer!
"My daughter is the youngest patient ever to have this particular form of breast cancer discovered, " says her mother, Annette. The family lives in the USA.
The knot in Chrissy's chest was discovered in October, and now the maiden is facing a mastectomy - the removal of a mammary gland.
"I completely collapsed when I heard about the diagnosis, " recalls Annette. "It's a fight every day, all those worries about my family and my husband, and now my little girl as well."
Posted by Chrissy's Alliance on Tuesday, 17 November 2015
Annette and her husband Troy both already had cancer and survived. Annette had cervical cancer and Troy became ill with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma when Chrissy was still a baby.
"When Troy was so sick, Chrissy was our therapy. She always made us laugh, "says Annette.
Now the brave Chrissy herself has to fight the cancer and we wish her all the best that she survives this terrible disease unscathed!
So that Chrissy's parents can pay the expensive bills for Chrissy's cancer treatment, family friends have now started a fundraiser. If you want to support them, you can donate here: donations for Chrissy Turner.
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