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Andrew VS Cancer - Episode IV - A New Drug

Cause page created in the Health category by janine carr for Andy Speir


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Cancer is terrible. Andy is awesome & needs Avastin which costs around $40,000. Let’s help his whanau out and give him the best chance!

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Our beloved mate has a fight on his hands!

As you may know, he was recently diagnosed with Stage IV Bowel Cancer and is currently undergoing chemotherapy to fight it.

While we have an amazing public health system here in NZ, there is another challenge.

A drug called Avastin has been recommended as his medical team believe it will give him the best shot at things... and it is not funded infact it will cost about $40,000.

So this is one way we can all support him and his amazing whanau as he puts his best Chewbacca impersonation into action and fights this with all the humour grace, and guitar solos we know and love.

Arohanui

Jx

janine carr's involvement (page creator)

Andy is a dear friend and a bloody good person. He has been stuck with me in his life since intermediate school.

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Primarily, the medication he needs. Anything extra will just help him and his whanau with any support they might need during this time.


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Good News Update  16 July 2020

Posted by: Andy Speir

Hey there everyone!

Just wanted to let you all know that Avastin is doing it's job well and with your help... I'm currently kicking Cancers butt!

In other news... I'm getting surgery to put my bowels back together and reverse my stoma!

This Drug has really helped and it's a shame that it is not funded! If you have time... Let Pharmac know how beneficial it can be!

Thanks everyone

...also... I got a puppy and his name is Klause!

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Michelle
Michelle on 15 Jul 2020
My family and I love you Andy. Praying everyday for your healing and for our Disneyland trip. Much love and healing ♥️
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Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 22 May 2020
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Rae
Rae on 20 May 2020
To my darling nephew love u with all my heart 💕
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Verity
Verity on 29 Apr 2020
Love and coffee from Dalston x
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Anna
Anna on 25 Apr 2020
That’s rough Andy. Good luck!
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